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Certified Project Designer Cpd

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1. All report-level options overwrite ___________.






2. The report will retreive data for all Objects under the report definition (regardless of whether or not they exist on the template)






3. A diagram that shows the information you want to analyze in a project and how that information is related. It depicts the flow of data in an organization. It is not based on the physical structure of the data-warehouse. Used by the MSTR Engine to gen






4. You can save your auto-style from the Top Menu > Grid > Save AutoStyle As...






5. Cube analysis - Derived elements - In-memory OLAP with use of report objects - View filters - Derived metrics






6. Needed to create other application objects - like reports or documents - such as templates - filters - metrics - etc.






7. Desktop (2 versions: Designer and Analyst) - Architect - Administrative Functions






8. The unique values of an attribute obtained from the data-warehouse






9. Enables you to select and display subsets of a report as separate pages.






10. A feature that enables users to delivers reports to the history list - cache or mobile






11. A detailed - graphical representation of the physical structure of a database. Usually based on a logical data model.






12. A shortcut to an existing Object in a Project






13. Facts - Attributes - Hierarchies






14. The Attribute Form Expression that maps to multiple columns from the same table. May also contain an operator (aggregation).






15. It creates the System Hierarchy - when you define Attributes and their corresponding relationships






16. Create the Project Source - Create the Database Instance






17. 3 Ways: - Metric Value: Qualifies on a Metric value - Rank: Qualifies on a numeric rank of Metric values - Percent: Qualifies on the % of a Metric value being ranked






18. Groupings of directly related attributes. Also commonly known as "dimensions".






19. Metrics aggregate on the lowest-level attribute __________.






20. Enables you to lock column headers so that they always appear when scrolling






21. A Project Source can house ________ . A single Metadata can be used by multiple Projects.






22. Tables - Facts - Attributes - Hierarchies






23. The intersection between a data-warehouse - Metadata repository and a user community. It contains objects such as reports - filters - templates and metrics.






24. Subtotals reflect accumulations at selected attribute levels






25. Facts associated to the same column name in 1 or more tables






26. History folder: To retrieve scheduled reports - MyPersonal Objects: Objects you create - visible only to you - Public Objects: Objects that can be viewed by all - Schema Objects: Objects that represent the logical data model (facts - attributes and h






27. Based on facts or attributes - Place at least 1 aggregation inside of another - Include 1 or more level definitions - May include 1 or more conditions - May include 1 or more transformations






28. A condition data must meet in order to be included in a report. Does affect the SQL.






29. Represent business performance. Typically numeric. Must be aggregated to produce a meaningful result. Are directly linked to columns in the data-warehouse.






30. Simple: Single column unique identifier - Compound: 2 or more columns per unique identifier






31. Create an empty Metadata database - Create the Metadata DSN connection - Create the Metadata shell






32. Architect Graphical Interface _____________ - Does not support transformations or other advanced architect techniques - Does not auto-save






33. A condition data must meet - created "on-the-fly" - in order to be included in a report. Does not affect the SQL.






34. roject Creation Assistant - Schema Object Editor - Architect Graphical Interface






35. An add-on product to the Intelligence Server to greatly enhance the type of analysis you can perform






36. Enables you to further narrow down a report view - using only those objects in the report without altering the SQL of the report query. They are executed after-the-fact.






37. Filter definition prompts - Object prompts - Value prompts - Level prompts






38. Top menu > View > Page-by - Drag-&-Drop categories onto the Page-by field window - Right-click a category and "move" to Page-by field






39. View Filters are saved with the _____________.






40. Provide convenient paths for browsing attribute data - as defined by the user. They don't follow the logical model. May not consist of directly related attributes.






41. Compound - Homogeneous - Heterogeneous






42. You must select "Other directions" when drilling attributes while viewing a report






43. Attribute Creation Wizard - Attribute Editor






44. Must have Subtotals enabled - or you won't see any data for higher-level attributes






45. Fact Creation Wizard: Used to create simple - homogeneous facts - Fact Editor: Used to create derived - heterogeneous facts






46. Used to "fine-tune" your Project






47. Descriptive data that provides context for Facts.






48. Define the analytical calculations to perform on the data-warehouse. Made up of Facts.






49. Folder List - Object Viewer - Shortcut Bar






50. What tool do you use to create the Metadata shell?