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Microsoft KB Archive/927976

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Article ID: 927976

Article Last Modified on 2/13/2007



APPLIES TO

  • ProClarity Analytic Server



INTRODUCTION

This article describes new features and improvements in ProClarity Analytics Platform 6.2.

MORE INFORMATION

ProClarity Analytics Platform 6.2 is a maintenance release that includes new features and changes.

New features and improvements for ProClarity Analytics Server

  • Subtotals and non-empty cross-joins can be used in the same query. Non-empty cross-joins are disabled only on the axis to which subtotals are applied.
  • Parameterized Decomposition Tree views automatically display the left node of the bottom level.
  • Named sets and calculated members appear in alphabetical order.
  • Bar charts that contain all negative numbers display the correct orientation.
  • Performance is faster for charts that contain many members.
  • Views that are created in earlier versions and contain subtotals or grand totals appear correctly.
  • Performance Map views appear correctly in the following supported locales:
    • German
    • French
    • Spanish
    • English
  • The Traffic Light (Multiple) status indicator icon appears correctly.
  • Performance is faster for views that contain subtotals, grand totals, and background axis aggregated members.
  • A shared item can be available for all cubes when you use the same hierarchy.
  • The Change Connection Information feature supports automation in the Software Developer Kit (SDK).
  • The ProClarity Analytics Server Setup program can successfully install PivotTable Services 9.0 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 on a 64-bit computer.
  • You can create new users when the domain controller name contains more than 14 characters.
  • The Administration Tool can be installed independently on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

New features and improvements for ProClarity Dashboard Server

  • Multiple Microsoft Windows NT domains are supported.
  • Parameters can display hierarchical selections.
  • Hierarchical parameters support multiple selections.
  • Parameterized Web Standard views correctly display data.

New features and improvements for ProClarity Professional

  • Performance is faster for briefing book publishing when you use the Alternative Security setting.
  • Subtotals and non-empty cross-joins can be used in the same query. Non-empty cross-joins are disabled only on the axis to which subtotals are applied.
  • Right-clicking a chart series selects the correct member for action commands for queries that contain subtotals or grand totals. For example, you can right-click a chart series to select the correct member for the Drill To Detail action command.
  • Named sets and calculated members appear in alphabetical order.
  • Perspective view labels remain consistent when you switch from the Perspective view to the Decomposition Tree view, or when you switch from the Decomposition Tree view to the Perspective view.
  • The SDK supports using third-party add-ins to pass logon credentials when you process printing.
  • The Traffic Light (Large) status indicator icon appears correctly.
  • The French version displays the Custom Order Members item on the Tools menu.
  • Support for Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) has been removed. Existing VBA add-ins and macros have to be migrated to COM add-ins. For more information about how to create COM add-ins, see the ProClarity SDK, or visit the following Web site:

New features and improvements for ProClarity Business Reporter

  • A new layout is not required after you add a newly created item to an existing slicer.
  • Rows do not duplicate after you update a report.


Note To resolve duplicates in an existing report, install Business Reporter 6.2, remove the duplicated rows manually, and then save the report.

  • Slicers that contain a single member revert to a Background selection.
  • Reports that contain a slicer update correctly.


Note To resolve an incorrect update in an existing report, install Business Reporter 6.2, and then save the report.

New features and improvements for ProClarity for Reporting Services

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services is supported.
  • The link to a view on Analytics Server generates the correct URL.
  • The default report height has been changed from 100 inches to 80 inches.

Improvement for ProClarity Selector

The default filter criteria use the cube's default measure.

Improvement for ProClarity KPI Designer

Double-byte characters appear correctly in the hierarchy selection tree.

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