Several Financial Management methods work with subcubes. A subcube consists of all the cells that share the same members of these dimensions:
There are two types of subcubes—currency subcubes and node subcubes. These types of subcubes differ in how they use Entity and Value dimension members:
A currency subcube contains cells that share applicable non-node Value dimension members. For currency subcubes, the parent of the Entity member is irrelevant. The applicable non-node Value dimension members are as follows:
Members for user-defined currencies. There is one triplet of Value dimension members for each user-defined currency. For example, if an application contains a currency named USD, the currency’s triplet of Value dimension members is USD, USD Adjs, and USD Total.
The triplet that points to the entity’s default currency. This triplet consists of the <Entity Currency>, <Entity Curr Adjs>, and <Entity Curr Total> Value members.
[None] Value member.
The non-node Value dimension members that point to parent entities’ default currencies—<Parent Currency>, <Parent Curr Adjs>, and <Parent Curr Total>—are irrelevant to currency subcubes.
A node subcube contains cells that share a common node Value dimension member. For node subcubes, both parent and child Entity members must be specified. The node Value dimension members are as follows:
The following list provides examples of subcube types:
Currency subcube: A currency subcube stores the cells for the year, Actual scenario, Connecticut entity, and USD currency. The USD currency is represented by the [USD], [USD Adjs], and [USD Total] Value dimension triplet.
Node subcube: A node subcube stores the cells for the year, Actual scenario, Connecticut child entity, UnitedStates parent entity, and [Contribution] Value dimension member.