Custom Styles on Hyperion Planning Forms

Planning web-forms through the Smart View Planning connection often have better formatting than an Essbase ad-hoc connection. Planning web-forms have the blue-shaded metadata, the grey-shaded non-writable data cells, and the yellow-shaded writeable data input cells. In addition, the form layout (POV, Page, Row, and Column members) generally focuses on a business requirement. But there are…

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Hide the User Variable Prompt on a Business Rule

Recently I have been using many User Variables with Hyperion Planning.  The greatest benefit I have seen is using a User Variable in the row and allowing users to dynamically select the value as if it were in the point of view.  One limitation I noticed was that you could not use that User Variable…

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Hyperion use with Internet Explorer 11

Oracle has yet to update all versions of the Hyperion EPM platform to work with Internet Explorer 11 and several versions will never be compatible.  However, they have released a supported process to make a few of the older versions work using Internet Explorer’s new Enterprise Mode feature.  Below we will walk you through how…

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EPMA or Classic Planning for Metadata in 11.1.2.4?

EPMA or Classic Planning for Metadata in 11.1.2.4? With the 11.1.2.4 release, Oracle has made significant improvements to Hyperion Planning.  These range from form and task list changes to complete interface overhaul (Planning Simplified Interface).  One of the biggest changes over the past few versions is how metadata is handled within Classic Planning applications. With…

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Lesser Known Hyperion Financial Reporting Settings

If you have ever used Financial Reporting before, you will know that one of the first things you need to do is set the User Point of View to “On” in the preferences.  This is something that has been written every piece of user documentation that I have ever seen.  I have also heard the…

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