TM1 Function for Rules, DB

DB retrieve a value from a cube cell. 

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DB retrieve a value from a cube cell. 


DB(Cube, e1, e2 [,…en]) 

Cube = Cube Name to retrieve the data from 
e1,e2….en = Dimension element names determining the data point within the cube to be retrieved. The sequence of the element arguments should match to the order of the dimension in the cube. 

Principle element name or Alias can be used as the argument to the function 
If using hierarchies, dimension name should be mentioned along with the element name like HierarchyName:ElementName 

Video Demo

In the Sales Quota cube, we will multiply the Sales Quota Budget values from January by the Monthly Growth located in the Sales Assumption cube.