FIX: Edit of Calculated Member Returns an Error Message if Parent Dimension is a Multiple Hierarchy

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BUG #: 7454 (PLATO_70)
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If you have a calculated member and its parent dimension is part of a multiple hierarchies dimension, when you try to edit this member the following error message occurs:
Unable to process one or more commands.
Calculated Member 'CalculatedMemberName' creation failed. OLAP server error: Formula error (unknown error) CalculatedMemberName


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server OLAP Services version 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server OLAP Services version 7.0. For information about how to download and install the latest SQL Server OLAP Services Service Pack, see the following Microsoft Web site:
For more information, contact your primary support provider.


Consider a dimension named "NewTime" that has two (2) hierarchies:
  • NewTime.Fiscal


  • NewTime.Calendar
If you try to create a calculated member, such as follows, the error message shown in the "Symptoms" section occurs:
Parent Dimension: NewTime.Fiscal
Member Name: 1997n1998
Value expression: [NewTime].[Fiscal].[All NewTime].[1997] + [NewTime].[Fiscal].[All NewTime].[1998]


Article ID: 275049 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 4.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server OLAP Services
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