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How to create a measure from data that is stored in a dimension table.

Sometimes, we need to define an Aggregated Measure based on a Dimension Table.

If aggregated calculations are performed directly from a dimension logical table field, an error similar to the following will appear:

A general error has occurred. [nQSError: 14026] Unable to navigate requested expression: ). Please fix the metadata consistency warnings.

To resolve this type of error, put the measure indicated by the error message in a fact table object.

To define an aggregated measure of a dimension table, complete the following steps:

– Create a new fact logical table with the physical dimension table as source.

– Include all fields that should be aggregated as a measure of this new fact object.

In the Siebel Analytics version 7.5.3 repository, a good example is the Fact – Campaign Metrics fact table that is based on the W_PRG_CAMP_D physical table: