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Model Perspective

The Model perspective is used for designing reporting and OLAP metadata models that can be tested from within the Visualize perspective or published to the Pentaho BA Server.

 

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Component Name Description
1-Menubar The Menubar provides access to common features such as properties, actions and tools.
2-Main Toolbar The Main Toolbar provides single-click access to common actions such as create a new file, opening existing documents, save and save as. The right side of the main toolbar is also where you can switch between perspectives.
3-Data Panel Contains a list of available fields from your data source that can be used either as measure or dimension levels (attributes) within your OLAP dimensional model.
4- Model Panel Used to create measures and dimensions of your Analysis Cubes from the fields in the data panel. Create a new measure or dimension by dragging a field from the data panel over onto the Measures or Dimension folder in the Model tree.
5-Properties Panel Used to modify the properties associated with the selection in the Model Panel tree.