How to: Add a Financial Dimension to a Cube [AX 2012]

Updated: October 15, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Financial dimensions in Microsoft Dynamics AX help you analyze finance data. You can add financial dimensions to an Analysis Services project. The MainAccount financial dimension is included with Microsoft Dynamics AX, but you can include other financial dimensions in your Analysis Services project if you define additional financial dimensions.

To add a financial dimension, run the Analysis Services project wizard and select the Update option. On the Add Microsoft Dynamics AX dimensions screen, select financial dimensions you want to include in your Analysis Services project.

To add a financial dimension

  1. Click Tools > Business Intelligence (BI) tools > SQL ServerAnalysis Services project wizard. Click Next.

  2. Select Update and then click Next.

  3. Select an Analysis Services project to add the financial dimension to, and then click Next. After the project builds, click Next again.

  4. On the Select perspectives screen, click Next.

  5. On the Select Microsoft Dynamics AX dimensions screen, select financial dimensions you want to include in your Analysis Services project.

  6. Complete the wizard.

    NoteNote

    Financial dimensions only work in the partition they are created in. Only deploy Analysis Services projects to the partition you are currently in.


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).

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