TM1 Functions for Excel

DBR

Retrieves and writes back a value or text to a cube’s cell. DBR is less efficient over a WAN than DBRW. DBR will be processed before a DBRW.

DBRA

Used to retrieve and write back a value or text to a dimension’s attribute.

DBRW

Provides read and write back capability to Excel from a Cube.

DBS

Used to send a value to a cube’s cell. This function cannot send a string to a cube. To send strings, use the DBSS function.

DBSA

Used to send a value to a dimension attribute. The value sent can be either a string or numeric value, based on the attribute type.

DBSS

Used to send text to a cube’s cell.

DBSW

Used to send text to a cube’s cell.

DFRST

Returns the first element in a dimension.

DIMIX

Returns an element’s index number in a dimension.

DIMNM

Returns an element’s primary name based on an index in a dimension.

DIMSIZ

Returns the number of elements in a dimension.

DNEXT

Returns the next element based on the index in a dimension.

DNLEV

Returns the number of levels in a dimension.

DTYPE

Returns the element type in a dimension.
N = numeric element; C = consolidated element; S = string element

ELCOMP

Returns the name of a child element from a consolidated element based on the position.

ELCOMPN

Returns the number of components under an element.

ELISCOMP

Determines whether an element is a component of a parent element in a dimension.

ELISPAR

Determine whether an element is a parent of a child in a dimension.

ELLEV

Returns element’s level in the dimension.

ELPAR

Returns the parent of an element in a dimension.

ELPARN

Return the number of parents for an element.

ELSLEN

Return the number of characters in the element in a dimension. Member ID and alias can be used.

ELWEIGHT

Returns the element’s weight to a consolidated element in a dimension.

SUBNM

Return an element from a dimension set. The formula transforms the cell into a drop down and can open to the set by double-clicking on the cell.

TABDIM

Returns the dimension name in a cube based on an index.

TM1ELLIST

Returns elements based on a list of elements, MDX or set.

TM1GLOBALSANDBOX

Returns the active sandbox for the user. Only available in IBM Planning Analytics for Excel and Worksapce.

TM1INFO

Return information on the TM1 client. Only supported in Planning Analytics for Excel.

TM1PRIMARYDBNAME

Returns the primary TM1 server name the user is authenticated in.

TM1RPTELISCONSOLIDATED

Returns a boolean value if an element is consolidated.
Used for Dynamic Reports (Active Form).

TM1RPTELISEXPANDED

Returns a boolean value if an element is expanded on the row set.
Used for Dynamic Reports (Active Form).

TM1RPTELLEV

Returns an element’s level relative to the root in the subset.
Used for Dynamic Reports (Active Form).

TM1RPTFILTER

Apply a filter to the Dynamic report to sort the row based on a column
Used for Dynamic Reports (Active Form).

TM1RPTROW

Returns the row set in a Dynamic Report. Use MDX, a set/subset or hardcode a list of elements in Excel to return members to the row.

TM1RPTTITLE

Used to define the title dimension. TM1RPTTITLE is used in conjunction with TM1RptView.
Used for Dynamic Reports (Active Form).

TM1RPTVIEW

Controls the definition of the report like zero suppression and the format area.
Used for Dynamic Reports (Active Form).

TM1USER

Returns the user logged in.

VIEW

Sets up an optimised view for a cube that is cached in memory, so it can be referenced quicker.

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