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OBIEE 12c: Substring Dashboard prompt

Carsten WeberNov 9 2018 — edited Nov 12 2018

Hi guys,

fist of all I want to state my versions I am using for the upcoming scenario / question:

OBIEE: Version

OBI Administration Tool: Version

Oracle Essbase: Version

We are trying to implement a dashboard prompt which is directed to an analysis within Oracle BI Anwsers.

The data retrieved is stored within a dimension in our Oracle Essbase cube.

Dimension name: Station

Data value pattern: AP_ABC, AP_DEF, AP_GHI, etc. (where AP_ is a fix component / prefix)

Now we are trying to substring all values within the dimension without showing the prefix using the following formula within the dashboard prompt: SUBSTRING(Station FROM 4 FOR 3)

Within the dashboard it then shows me the correct values for selection: ABC, DEF, GHI, etc.

The problem occurs when commiting the prompt as the analysis does not show any results.

I have already searched within the OTN but did not find any solution so far. Maybe someone can help me out on this matter?

Best regards and thanks in advance