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Oracle Essbase 9 Implementation Guide by Joseph Sydney Gomez, Sarma Anantapantula

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Essbase Calc commands and functions

As discussed earlier, database calculations are very important features in the Essbase world. For some situations, you may need to write complicated calculation scripts, in other situations, they will be fairly simple. In order for you to become proficient in writing calculation scripts you need to have an understanding of some of the predefined commands and functions that can be used in an Essbase database calculation script. Let's discuss some of the more commonly used commands and functions in detail.

Data declarations

When you are writing some of the more complex calculation scripts, you will find it necessary to manipulate the data while calculating. For manipulating the data, you need to create variables. ...

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