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Question: I am using extensibility in the Account dimension, what member filter should I use to get all the base members within the Budget account structure?

Question (cont) I am using extensibility in the Account dimension, whereby I have a summary/parent dimension containing Budget Accounts. This has been extended to provide more detail for Actuals. What member filter should I use to get all the base me...

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Question: If I calculate a value in allocation methods within People Planning and I use that value in the plan table, is there an expression that can be used to grant that value?

Answer When the plan is calculated it calculates the entire plan in cache and then writes it to the table. To grant that value you would need to refer to the cached memory. There are XFBR PLP parameter helper functions that have been provided to assi...

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Question: When presented with data in the form of a grid with multiple pages within OneStream and a right click is performed to export data to excel, it exports a single page. The preferred method is to export all pages of data.

Answer •OneStream will export just the data that is presented on the screen. •It is possible to increase the amount of records presented using an XFBR, but this must be performed with caution as the system can become overloaded when too many records ...

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Question: When a client is moving from an import process consisting of loading .csv files over to a direct connector, is there anything that should be taken into consideration when changing the data source on the existing workflow that was previously used to load the data manually?

Answer •Be aware that if you go back and reprocess prior months that leveraged the previous load process then it will clear out the data from those intersections. •These prior periods should be locked so data is not lost. •Audit integrity should be m...

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Question: Regarding the Clear Calculated Data Function, is it possible to clear just select base or intermediate members of a parent member? This is in an effort to not clear the entire dimension but just a subset of data.

Question Answer •Please see OneStream Software's Knowledge base article related to how to clear the Data Cells in a Specific Data Buffer: https://onestreamsoftware.service-now.com/sp?id=kb_article&sys_id=abcf0fc6db0bc410ea2c25894b96192f •When clearin...

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