Jun 19 2008

How To Copy a Context

Categories: Universe Contexts, Universe Design Dave Rathbun @ 8:46 am

Some time back I answered a question on BOB that asked:

How can I copy a context?

There are a number of reasons why you might want to do this. In a semi-complex universe you might have a bunch of snowflake tables and a series of fact tables. After building the first context, the second (third, fourth…) are essentially the same but with a different fact table. As far as I know there is no way to copy / paste a context, but there is a fairly simple way to source a new context from an existing one. Here’s what I do: Continue reading “How To Copy a Context”