Date dimensions (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 7, 2011

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

Click System administration > Setup > Business intelligence > Analysis Services > Date dimensions.

Use this form to create date dimensions. You can use date dimensions to analyze the data in a cube by various time periods, such as months, quarters, or weeks.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Calendar dates

Specify the properties of your calendar.

Hierarchies

Select the time periods by which to analyze data.

Button

Description

New

Create a new date dimension.

Delete

Remove the selected date dimension.

Field

Description

Name

Enter a name for the date dimension.

BI dimension label

Enter a label for the date dimension.

Start date

Enter a starting date for the date range. The date range that you define determines the records that you can analyze by using cubes.

End date

Enter an ending date for the date range. The date range that you define determines the records that you can analyze by using cubes.

From month

Select the first month of your calendar.

First day of week

Select the first day of the week.

Include

Select the date hierarchies by which to analyze data.

BI date dimension hierarchy list

Time periods by which you can analyze data.


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