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Rules about Rules: Tips and Calculations Optimization

The OneStream platform is based on the Microsoft .NET Framework, as is the OneStream Business Rules Engine. VB.NET has become the logical choice for Business Rule syntax, and is also a popular program...

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Community Highlights: May 2024

May 2024: Longer Days! As the sun shines brighter and the days grow longer, we are through the vibrant month of May in North America and on the heels of summer! We have just wrapped up the highly succ...

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ONECommunity Highlights: April 2024

April 2024: Spring Has Sprung The birds are singing, the trees are blooming and spring is in full swing in North America. It'll be summer before we know it, and for a lot of us that means taking some ...

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ONECommunity Highlights: March 2024

March 2024: Incoming Total Solar Eclipse We're days away from a total solar eclipse in North America . The next total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States won't be visible until August 23, 20...

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Log Like a Champ with JSON

In a previous post, we saw how we can build a utility library to help us with typical logging tasks. However, there is a common problem when trying to represent the state of our processes in logs: it’...

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How to upload Flat Files to a Custom Table

Table Data Manager: OneStream has a Marketplace Solution, called Table Data Manager, which allows users to create custom tables where data can be loaded and updated. Table Data Manager has a feature t...

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Log like a champ with OneStream

When I made the move to OneStream, one of the first things I understood and appreciated was logging. It is such a welcome change from legacy systems! You can easily log anything: text, the value of a ...

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ONECommunity Highlights: February 2024

February 2024: An Early Spring Spring as sprung! As the days get longer, we at OneCommunity want to thank all our members for their activity in February. The Community continues to grow - and it's all...

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BiViewer Parameters Demystified - pt 2

In Part 1 of this short miniseries , we have seen how we can pass values from traditional Dashboard Parameters into Bi Viewer. But what about going the other way around, i.e. getting values from Bi Vi...

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BiViewer Parameters Demystified - pt 1

We know that OneStream users love BiViewer components. They look nice, are dynamic and interactive, and bring tons of baked-in functionality - ready to be leveraged with minimal effort and no coding. ...

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So You Want to Learn VB.NET - pt.3

In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we have seen how to handle VB.Net variables, call existing functions, and manipulate basic data-structures. This is enough to write simple scripts or member formul...

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ONECommunity Highlights: January 2024

January 2024: A Busy Winter It's a fresh new year and winter has definitely set in. Yet despite the cold, things are heating up on OneCommunity. The cold weather might be keeping us inside, but it's c...

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Historical Restatement, No Code Required!

In today’s modern business world, a company’s organization structure can move more frequently than anticipated through changes like acquisitions, divestitures and mergers. The organization’s structure...

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A Year in Review: 2023 Highlights

It's Time to Unwrap 2023! This past year was one of growth. There are so many different metrics to look at to determine the overall health of a community, including new posts, logins, views and even k...

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ONECommunity Highlights: December 2023

Cheers to a Fantastic 2024! Let's raise a glass to the dawn of the New Year - a chance to refresh, renew, and revive. Or perhaps it's the time to draft a few well-meaning resolutions? Before we comple...

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How to build a Multi-Select TreeView

While building a Dashboard, you might have the need to provide a widget for the user to select a bunch of members at the same time. This can be achieved in a number of ways. If your requirements are s...

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Introduction To Tree Views

This post is an introduction to Tree Views in OneStream Dashboards, a type of widget that can render hierarchical data. Their complexity can vary, as you will see below, but once mastered they will be...

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How's your Week?

In this blog, we are going to discuss weekly reporting in OneStream and answer some frequently asked questions when considering how to handle weekly data in the system. Within the OneStream delivery t...

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ONECommunity Highlights: November 2023

It's the Holiday Season! Here at the ONECommunity we wish you and yours a safe and wonderful holiday season. The New Year is right around the corner as 2023 winds down -- which means a special year in...

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Changing Signs in OneStream

Any data loaded in OneStream has to be logged against an Account. Typically, the Account Type property of the account member will determine how the data is treated, but there are a number of other fac...

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So You Want to Learn VB.NET - pt.2

As we've seen in part 1, we can manage data in memory using individual variables. However, often you need to handle multiple elements in a similar manner: you might want to retrieve all base members u...

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Stop confusion with empty parameters in Dashboards

Tired of opening your dashboard to find no pre-populated values? Frustrated when your combo boxes and list boxes don’t display a value upon runtime? This brief blog post will assist admins/super users...

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So You Want to Learn VB.NET - pt.1

If you want to unlock the full potential of the OneStream platform, you want to learn a bit of VisualBasic.NET. Don't be scared! It's much easier than it looks. We'll now cover the basics (lol) of the...

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ONECommunity Highlights: September 2023

Time for our Shining Stars! As the calendar turns, we find ourselves in the mysterious and magical month of October. It's spooky season! The forum is echoing with the lively chatter of our community, ...

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Cool CubeViews with Custom GetDataCell Functions

"Hey boss, look a this Cube View I made - it shows our EUR Fx rates against all currencies in our app. Cool, uh?" "FX rates we loaded last month aren't cool. You know what's cool?" "... You?" "Real-ti...

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