Written by Mike Bernaiche, August 3rd, 2023
It has been a minute since I wrote about Planning Analytics Workspace so let’s jump into what is new in Planning Analytics Workspace 88 and 89. There are some great new features in both versions so let’s get to it!
Books and Reporting
Planning Analytics Workspace 88
Synchronize Widgets at Group Level – you can create groups to synchronize visualizations at a group level. Previously was only available at the book or sheet level.
Start by creating a synchronization group in sheet properties. Once created you can click on your visualizations and assign them to groups. Now you can limit what is synchronized or not with other visualizations.
New Experience Dimension Editor in Books – previously only available in the workbench.
Subset Calculations in Context Section of View –
New Expand to and Keep with Options in Set Editor - Expand to adds members to the set, allowing you to display members of one level higher or one level lower, based on the selected hierarchy. Keep with, previously named Show, replaces members in the set, based on the selected hierarchy.
Planning Analytics Workspace 89
New Selector Visualization in Books - The Selector visualization behaves much as selector list and selector tile widgets did, but there are multiple Custom visualization properties that you can apply to tailor the visualization for your purposes.
Pick Lists Use Font Assigned in Visualization - As of Planning Analytics Workspace 89, pick lists cells and pick list members use the font defined for the exploration by the Data cell font family property.
Resize Books to Fill Tab Space - Previously, the aspect ratio of the book and its contents was maintained. Now, all the contents in a book fit perfectly within the browser window and the aspect ratio setting is ignored. You can apply the Fill Space feature in several places: when creating a new book with tabs, a new book from a Fill Space template, and in Properties.
Applications and Plans
Duplicate Applications and Plans with Attachments – now when you duplicate an application or plan it will duplicate with any attachments in the original.
Complete Button for Tasks that Do not Require a Submission - A Complete button is now available on the contribution page for tasks that do not require submission. Previously, if a task in a plan did not require submission, there was no way to indicate that the task was complete. This is new in Planning Analytics Workspace 89.
Create and Insert Custom Code Snippets for Processes - If you have TurboIntegrator process code that you use frequently, you can now save the code as a custom snippet. You can insert a custom snippet into the Script tab of a process.
Access Process Error Logs from Database Tree – right-click process and then select error log.
Synchronize User Groups in Planning Analytics Databases with Planning Analytics Workspace - Administrators and modelers can now synchronize user groups that are in a Planning Analytics database with the groups in Planning Analytics Workspace from the modeling workbench.
Duplicate Cubes in Cube Viewer - Clicking on the Duplicate button allows you to create a duplicate of the current cube view.
Classic Cube Viewer – Starting in Planning Analytics Workspace 90, the classic cube viewer will no longer be available in Planning Analytics Workspace.
The updates for Planning Analytics Workspace 88 and Planning Analytics Workspace 89 include a number of updates to make your reporting and modeling experience even better.
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And in case you missed it, here is what's new in Planning Analytics Workspace 87.