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How to Roll over End of Month Stock to Beginning Stock of next month in SQL Server 2000 AS

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Hi Experts,

I have a cube that the has the following

Dimensions
- Time
- Location
- Product
- Transaction Type

Measures
- Qty

The transaction Type dimension classifies all the different transaction codes.
The Sum aggregate at the (ALL) level of the Transaction type dimension is the total changes in inventory for the period, at a location for a product.

I created a Calculated member called BOM (Beginning of Month) with parent dimension 'Transaction Type' and Parent Member '(All)'.
The formula = [Time].prevmember, [Transaction Type].(All)

The BOM rolls the amount at 'all' but the BOM member is not aggregated up to the Transaction Type (All) for the next period.

Period 1
  BOM                         <NULL>
  Initial Stock Take      100
  Sales                         -10
  Recieved                     20
Total at (ALL)            110

Period 2
  BOM                          110
  Sales                         -30
  Recieved                     25
Total at (ALL)              -5        

Period 3
  BOM                            -5
  Sales                         -20
  Recieved                     15
Total at (ALL)               5        

... and so on ...

In the Dimension Browser
Transaction Type
All
  Initial Stock Take
  Sales
  Received
  BOM (calculated member)

I assume that Transaction Type dimension at level all will sum all children INCLUDING the calculated member BOM?

Why doesn;t this work?

Anyone can help me?


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Hi,
I found the answer...

Create a Calculated member called BOM (Beginning of Month)
with parent dimension 'Transaction Type' and Parent Member '(All)'.
The formula = sum(periodstodate([Time].[(All)], [Time].prevmember),[Transaction type].[(All)])

This sums the total changes from beginning up to previous time member which is equal to the beginning stock of current period.

The formula = sum(periodstodate([Time].[(All)],[Transaction type].[(All)])  gives the Ending stock formula.


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