You are not logged in.

Dear visitor, welcome to Palo Community Forum. If this is your first visit here, please read the Help. It explains in detail how this page works. To use all features of this page, you should consider registering. Please use the registration form, to register here or read more information about the registration process. If you are already registered, please login here.

ethssn

Master

  • "ethssn" is male
  • "ethssn" started this thread

Posts: 54

Date of registration: Feb 16th 2012

Location: Hamburg

Occupation: BI-Consultant

  • Send private message

1

Monday, March 19th 2012, 6:06pm

Conditional formatting just inside dimension

It would be nice to be facilitated to define e.g. some color styles depending on a particular attribute value, lets say:

Dim: Country, Attribute: HumanDelevopmentIndex HDI, colouring: 1,00 to 0,75 = green, 0,74 to 0,50 = yellow, 0,49 and lower = red

All Countries

USA -> Attribute HDI: 0,910

Thailand -> HDI: 0,682

Lesotho -> HDI: 0,450

Today, I cant implement this logic into the dimension, but only create some formatting inside a spreadsheet when using the dimension for reporting. But the next report designer might use the HDI-Attribute with different thresholds... I want to have the logic at one place, for having a single point of truth.

I'd imagine to maintain this in the modeler together with elements/attributes/subsets... it should ask me, which component of the dimension I want to format and which component is the measure this depends from and which rule should work (like now with the spreadsheet). ^^

Rate this thread