Dimension Settings

Open a dimension, and then open the Details panel to access the Dimension Settings.

Preference Description
Type

The dimension type. This setting can't be changed.

Name

The dimension's name. You can't change a dimension's name after you save the model.

Description

The dimension's description. You can modify the description at any time.

Enable Currency

Switch on this option to add a Currency column to the dimension. Using three-character currency codes, this column identifies the source currency for data that belongs to each leaf member.

The Currency column is enabled by default for the Organization dimension, and can also be added to generic dimensions.

For each model, a single dimension is set as the currency dimension. For more information, see Model Preferences.

For more information about currency settings, see Currency.

Data Access Control

Switch on this option to enable security for the dimension.

The Read and Write columns are added to the dimension grid.

For more information, see Setting Data Access Permissions on Dimensions.

Hide Parents

Switch on this option to choose how you want hidden hierarchy nodes to be handled, when using Data Access Control.

If this option is on, users who don't have either Update or Maintain Rights will see only the dimension members that they have at least Read access to in the Modeler.

For more information, see Setting Data Access Permissions on Dimensions.

Responsible

Switch on this option to add a Person Responsible column to the dimension.

This option is available only for Generic and Organization dimensions.

For more information, see About Input Tasks and Attributes of an Organization Dimension.

Data Locking Ownership

Switch on this option to add the Data Locking Owner column to the dimension. This column lets you specify owners for data locks applied to each member.

For more information, see Configuring Data Locking.

Make this a Public Dimension

Select this option to create a new dimension as a public dimension.

This option is available only when you're creating a new generic or organization dimension.

For more information, see Creating, Adding, and Deleting Dimensions and Public and Private Dimensions.