IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series
Did you know IBM Planning Analytics rules can be used to manipulate the case used for text? There are rules to change values into both uppercase and lowercase.
Converts an entire string to
UPPER(‘Lee Lazarow wrote
LEE LAZAROW WROTE THIS
Converts entire string to
LOWER(‘Lee Lazarow wrote
lee lazarow wrote this
Converts the first letter of
each work to upper case
CAPIT(‘Lee Lazarow wrote
this’) becomes Lee Lazarow Wrote This
But what if you only want to capitalize the very first
character? You can do this by using
these commands in conjunction with the LONG and the SUBST formulas.
Here is an example of a set of rules that show various ways to manipulate a text string.
By combining formulas together in Planning Analytics, text can easily be manipulated in a variety of ways.
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