Creating Formulas Referencing Other Columns That Make Use of BINs Results In An Incorrect Display Of Data

(Doc ID 2391512.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : OBIEE Analytics 12C

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When creating formulas that reference other columns that make use of BINs, the data displayed is incorrect.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The correct data should be displayed regardless of the fact that some columns referenced make use of BINs

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create several columns in analytics using BINS to calculate values
2. Confirm columns return the anticipated results.
3. Create an additional column that references the columns using BINS to determine a value
4. Observe that the latest column displays incorrect data


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot return the correct data for the custom column.

Changes

 

Cause

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