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@MDSHIFT Function Using A Member As Parameter Returns Error (Doc ID 2582901.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

Applies to:

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


@MDSHIFT function using a member as parameter returns error

After a recent EPM patching to Planning PSU, noticed that @MDSHIFT function generates an error at running time, when using a member as a parameter instead a hard coded number (however it validates in Calculation Manager):

For example:

Using this does not work anymore:

@MDSHIFT("Closing_Balance", "PriorMonthYearIndex", Years, ,"PriorMonthPeriodIndex", Period,)

NOTE: PriorMonthYearIndex and PriorMonthPeriodIndex are Dynamic Calc Accounts.

These are used to avoid "hardcoding the parameters"... For example:
@MDSHIFT("Closing_Balance", -1, Years, ,-1, Period,)

Error [executing] formula for [Data] (line : 19), use integer e.g. -1, 0, 1, 2.. as shiftCnt arg in @MDSHIFT function


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