Update your outline using a rules file

Now that you have completed your first rule file, you need to update the outline using this rules file.

There are several ways you can update an outline using a data rules file and a data file:

  • Updating the outline from the EAS Outline Editor
  • Executing MaxL commands
  • Making your own API calls
  • Running Essbase command scripts

We will discuss the first and second points now, and the third and fourth points will be discussed with examples provided, in the next chapter.

Update your outline using the EAS Outline Editor

One of the easiest ways the outline can be updated is manually by using the EAS Outline Editor.

The steps to update the outline are:

  1. In the EAS, open the Application | Database for which the outline needs ...

Get Oracle Essbase 9 Implementation Guide now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.