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Analysis Services 2005 MDX: Year End calculation

Analysis Services 2005 MDX: Year End calculation

(OP)
I'm having problems trying to get the YTD value for December only which needs to apply to all levels in the Calendar hierarchy.
 
My calculation for YTD uses the Time calculations concept for handling YTD, Prior Year etc.

    -- YTD CALCULATIONS
    ([Time Calculations].[YTD]=
        Aggregate(  
            CrossJoin({[Time Calculations].[Current Period]},
                PeriodsToDate([Time].[Calendar Hierarchy].[Year],
                [Time].[Calendar Hierarchy].CurrentMember)
                    )
            )
    );    

The YTD calculation is correct.DecemberYTD works if I
hardcode it using the December 2008 member

     -- December YTD CALCULATIONS
([Time Calculations].[DecYTD]=
        ([Time Calculations].[YTD],[Time].[Calendar Hierarchy].[Year].&[2008].&[Quarter 4].&[13]));

I've also tried this but it doesn't apply the value to all levels of the hierarchy:

     -- December YTD CALCULATIONS

    Scope([Time].[Calendar Hierarchy].Members, [Time Calculations].[DecYTD], [Measures].[Amount]);

    This =
        ([Time Calculations].[YTD], ClosingPeriod( [Time].[Calendar Hierarchy].[Year],[Time].[Calendar Hierarchy].CurrentMember));

    End Scope;

Hope this makes sense.

Would anyone have a suggestion?
Thanks in advance.


 
 

RE: Analysis Services 2005 MDX: Year End calculation

(OP)
Hi again,

I'm not sure if my previous message didn't make sense to anyone as I haven't had any responses. So to put it simply I would like to know what the MDX would be to get the YTD amount for December without having to hardcode a specific year and month.

Any help would be much appreciated!
Thanks

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