Allowed and Not-allowed Characters in Jedox

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Names in Jedox are not case sensitive.

Allowed characters and regulations for database names:

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789_-.
  • Names cannot begin with a period (.) character.
  • Length cannot be 0.
  • Space characters are not allowed.

The name of an element has to obey the following regulations:

  • Length cannot be 0.
  • Names cannot begin or end with a space character.
  • Names cannot contain any characters with a character code < 32, e.g. Return, Tab, etc.
  • A sequence of two or more space characters is not allowed.

The name of an attribute must obey the rules for element names.

The name of a dimension or cube must obey the rules for element names. Additionally, it has to meet the following requirements:

  • Names cannot begin with a period (.) character.
  • Names cannot contain any of the following  characters: \ / ? * : | < >
  • The name of a user info dimension has to be longer than 2 characters and has to start with two hashtags (##).

Additional restrictions when Jedox is operated in a browser:

  • Element names cannot begin with  “< “.
  • In string-type cube cells, an entry cannot start with  “< “. Entries consisting only of the words “true” or “false” are not allowed.
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