A while back I wrote a blog about regions within regions in IBM Planning Analytics. This approach allows you to make your rules easier to navigate and read when scrolling through many lines of code.
As you create regions, you can expand and contract lines of code by clicking the arrow next to the applicable lines. Here is an example of a contracted region (line 1) and an expanded region (line 6):
But did you know that Planning Analytics Workspace allows you to expand or contract all regions at the same time? The workbench ribbon contains icons to expand (called “unfold”) and contract (called “Fold”) all regions with a single click.The left icon below is used for expansion and the right icon below is used for contraction.
Here is an example of 15 lines of code with the use of regions.
This approach will allow you to reduce your screen footprint and make it even easier to quickly navigate through your code.
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