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Type Element (Dimension) (ASSL)

Provides information about the contents of the dimension.


<Dimension>
      ...
   <Type>...</Type>
   ...
</Dimension>

Characteristic Description

Data type and length

String (enumeration)

Default value

Regular

Cardinality

0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Relationship Element

Parent element

Dimension

Child elements

None

Some values for Type, for example Accounts, determine specific behavior.

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value Description

Regular

The dimension is a regular dimension.

Time

The dimension is a time dimension.

This value indicates that the dimension supports functionality specific to time dimensions.
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Geography

The dimension contains geographical attributes.

Organization

The dimension contains organizational attributes.

BillOfMaterials

The dimension contains bill of materials attributes.

Accounts

The dimension contains account-related attributes.

This value indicates that the dimension supports functionality specific to account dimensions.
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Customers

The dimension contains customer-related attributes.

Products

The dimension contains product-related attributes.

Scenario

The dimension contains scenario-related attributes.

Quantitative

The dimension contains quantitative attributes.

Utility

The dimension contains utility attributes.

Currency

The dimension contains currency attributes.

Rates

The dimension contains exchange rate attributes.

Channel

The dimension contains channel attributes.

Promotion

The dimension contains promotion-related attributes.

The enumeration that corresponds to the allowed values for Type in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is DimensionType.

The element that corresponds to the parent of Type in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is Dimension.

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