Planual Explained - Day 33

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Planual Explained - Day 33

"Rule 1.02-01": Article 1, Chapter 2, and Rule 1” Use Current Version setting Utilizing the Current Version (and Actual Version) within the Version Settings allows the use of CURRENTVERSION() and ACTUALVERSION() for use in calculations and SELECT statements and  ISCURRENTVERSION and ISACTUALVERSION() for Boolean checks

Use Case: To populate the current version numbers (Forecast) in your target module

Here is how it was done in Pre Planual Era.

Source Module having data in multiple versions

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What is wrong with this method? We don’t need to write SELECT statement in such cases. We can avoid system doing that extra work to pull the numbers

Here is how it should be done in Planual Way: Go to Versions and mark Forecast Version as Current Version

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Simply refer the line item from Source Module

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Note: There are other benefits of using Current Version settings in your model such as the usage of CURRENTVERSION() and ISCURRENTVERSION

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Re: Planual Explained - Day 33

@Misbah 

Yes, sir! For those using versions this is a must. Only complaint I have about this one is that the current version has to be manually set by a WA.


Jared Dolich