BookmarkSubscribeRSS Feed
Calcite | Level 5


I've created an OLAP cube and defined three custom sets (e.g. DEFINE SET "[&newcube.].[R6]" as "Tail([Time].[YM].[MONTH].AllMembers ,6)";). In Enterprise Guide I can see and use these sets as expected, but when I try to add them as new data items in Information Map Studio (4.2) (instructions from e.g. ) using e.g. {[R6]} as the expression and OLAP category as type nothing happens when I press the OK button. The software seems to be working for a while, but never actually exits the define expression window. Pressing "Validate expression" throws an error message about "java.lang.nullpointerException".

Am I doing something wrong, is the error message indicating something wrong with my data? And what would be the correct syntax to add the defined sets using proc infomaps?


Tor Helge Huse

Calcite | Level 5

I'll just answer myself. Today, for no apparent reason to me, everything works. The only difference is that yesterday I was working at home through a VPN connection and today I'm at work and connected directly. Information Map Studio is running on Citrix, so there could be some kind of issue with this and the VPN connection.



Time is running out to save with the early bird rate. Register by Friday, March 1 for just $695 - $100 off the standard rate.


Check out the agenda and get ready for a jam-packed event featuring workshops, super demos, breakout sessions, roundtables, inspiring keynotes and incredible networking events. 


Register now!

How to Concatenate Values

Learn how use the CAT functions in SAS to join values from multiple variables into a single value.

Find more tutorials on the SAS Users YouTube channel.

Click image to register for webinarClick image to register for webinar

Classroom Training Available!

Select SAS Training centers are offering in-person courses. View upcoming courses for:

View all other training opportunities.

Discussion stats
  • 1 reply
  • 1 in conversation