Many Planning customers today are designing forms containing user variables. User variables allow the user to customize the information presented on a form based on the user’s security. In addition, the number of forms maintained in the application is reduced since multiple versions of the same form having different dimension members do not need to be created.
The issue with forms containing user variables is that form retrieval times can vary considerably depending on the dimension member selected, especially when the user variable is defined as a row dimension member. Since the user variable can be selected based on the (more...)