Create a Logical Dimension for Time in OBIEE
1 . Use a different technique to create a logical dimension for Time. Right-click the D1 Time logical table and select Create Logical Dimension > Dimension with Level-Based Hierarchy.
2 . A new logical dimension, D1 TimeDim in this example, is automatically added to the business model.
3 . Rename D1 TimeDim to H1 Time .
4 . Expand H1 Time . Notice that two level were created automatically: D1 Time Total and D1 Time Detail. D1 Time Detail is populated with all of the columns from the D1 Time logical table.
5 . Rename D1 Time Total to Time Total, and rename D1 Time Detail to Time Detail.
6 . Right-click Time Detail and select New Object > Parent Level to open the Logical Level dialog box.
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7 . On the General tab, name the logical level Week, and check Supports rollup to higher level of aggregation.
8 . Click OK to close the Logical Level dialog box. The Week level is added to the H1 Time logical dimension.
9 . Repeat the steps to add the remaining logical levels:
Month as a parent of Week
Quarter as a parent of Month
Half as a parent of Quarter
Year as a parent of Half
Your final results should look similar to the screenshot:
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