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Calculate Up To Functionality

We would like the functionality to calculate UP TO any given calculation. Calculate everything feeding into the calculation specified. Currently you can run an "Individual" calculation by right clicking on any calculation and choosing this from the advanced option. This however only calculates the one calculation. There are times when it is necessary to calculate not only the one calculation, but everything under that calculation as well.

With Tailored Reports going away in the future, This request is a great alternative. The alternative to Tailored Reports (I have heard) is to create a dummy Presenter Report and connect your sources there. That is impractical in most cases if you want to just calculate a piece of your model. Especially if what you are trying to accomplish is ADHOC or one time. That is also not what Presenter Reports are made for so it seems silly that you would use them to replace Tailored Reports.

Please consider creating functionality to calculate up to any given calculation.
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  • Apr 9 2019
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    Guest commented
    02 May 23:12

    FYI - Run Individual Calculation will do this when "Enable Incremental Calculation" is unchecked. However, it would still be nice to have this option available in composer. 


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    Guest commented
    15 May 14:58

    You can also create a temporary presenter report. Bring in just the upper calc as a source - no need to set up data grids.  Then calc the presenter report. It calculates everything down. Delete presenter report.  It's a work around, but it works.

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    Guest commented
    23 May 21:30

    My idea: Currenty, we are able to run an individual calculation.
    If ICM is able to calculate a component, then this might help allready. For some calcs inside a current component, you can then easily wrap them together and calculate the component. This might be less work then creating a temporary presenter report as a work around.