Use this tool to examine a dimension, including its members, member properties, member property values, and custom member formulas. Dimension Browser also permits the update of write-enabled dimensions.
Dimension Browser is displayed when you perform one of the following actions:
- In the Analysis Manager tree pane, right-click a shared dimension or virtual dimension, and then click Browse Dimension Data.
- In the Cube Editor tree pane, right-click a dimension, and then click Browse.
Dimension Browser displays the dimension in a graphical format, allowing you to view a multilevel dimension hierarchy.
Dimension Browser has three areas. For more information about the areas, click a link in the following table.
|To do this||See|
|Display the dimension members in a tree format. Expand individual members to browse their descendants.
For write-enabled dimensions, update the member hierarchy and the member names in the dimension members pane. Add, delete, and move members.
|Dimension Members Pane (Dimension Browser)|
|View a list of the member properties of the member selected in the dimension members pane.
For write-enabled dimensions, you can update the member property values.
|Member Properties Pane (Dimension Browser)|
|View the custom member formula for the member selected in the dimension members pane.
In some cases, create and update custom member formulas for that level's members.
|Custom Member Formula Pane (Dimension Browser)|