Did you know that there are two different ways to sort elements within a subset in IBM Planning Analytics?
Below is an example of a subset which shows a standard time dimension:
One approach sorts all elements either ascending or descending, regardless of level. These are done via the following icons:
The result of this type of ascending sort will put all elements in alphabetical order, regardless of level:
The other approach also sorts elements either ascending or descending, but this approach takes levels into consideration. These are done via the following icons:
The result of this type of ascending sort will put all elements in alphabetical order while keeping the levels intact:
This approach will allow you to sort your list of elements in various ways, which offers different opportunities based on the elements within the dimension.
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