SmartPivot new build – now with Saved/Quick Pivot filters and Filter by List improvements

Fresh new build for SmartPivot users, download here as usual. This version features:

  •  Improvements on Filter by List feature (interestingly one of the features mostly mentioned by users)
  • And (finally!) a new Saved/Quick filters feature. :)

New Quick/Saved Filters feature

This feature allows saving filter selections on the pivot for later use on other pivots targeting identical hierarchies. The saved/quick filters are persisted locally in user profile configuration, so that you can always refer to them very quickly.

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Ex: filter your pivot as usual, or through SmartPivot fast search

 

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Now, pick the Quick/Saved Filters option to save your filter:

 

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Select your Pivot field and Save Current Filters option:

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Now just create any other connection to the same cube, and use the quick/saved filters to apply the exact same selection as before.

(as most features in SmartPivot you can fast search saved filters )

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double click and your previous selection is now filtering the new pivot:

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Improvements in Filter By List

Filter by list feature now works as a task pane (expect most of SmartPivot dialogs to be migrated to task panes as they allow for better usability).

Improvements in this release:

  • Available as an Excel Task Pane
  • Pick values from range
  • Filter by member names or member keys

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Other improvements

Fixed an issue with table reports and orphaned calculated measures (undefined measure groups)

Wrapping up

Download SmartPivot through the product page here.

 

Take care,

Rui

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About Rui Quintino
Developer & Software Architect @ DevScope

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