Essbase: Unable To Assign A Negative Value To A Temporary Variable (Doc ID 2287717.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2017

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.1.4.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In an Essbase Calculation Script, you cannot assign negative values to temporary variables.  For example, using the following in a calc script:

An error is generated indicating that it cannot validate the script:

Error: 1012001 Invalid Calc Script syntax [VAR
var1 = 0.50,
var2 = -]

 

Cause

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