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Remove Data mining structure

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  • Hello,

    I attempted to start using the Data Mining add-in in Excel, connecting it to a SQL Cube. For experimentation I clicked on Forecast. Eventually it led to an error. So I decided I'll look into it later, however following this the refreshing of the cubes errors out. I got the following error alert:

    The 'Range Structure' structure does not contain bindings to data (or contains bindings that are not valid) and cannot be processed.

    Searching the forums I found that I have to remove the mining structure from the cube. However the 'Mining Structures' folder in the cube is empty.

    So how would I go about removing the mining structure? And how would the add-in from excel affect the cube, is it not a data extraction tool only?

    Kind regards

    A Sapphire

    Friday, September 13, 2013 1:36 PM

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  • Hi ,

              It would be helpful for you,

    Use Data Mining Designer to remove columns from a mining structure after it has been defined in the Data Mining Wizard.

    To remove a column from the mining structure

    1. Select the Mining Structure tab in Data Mining Designer.

    2. Expand the tree for the mining structure, to show all the columns.

    3. Right-click the column that you want to delete, and then select Delete.

    4. In the Delete Objects dialog box, click OK.

    Monday, September 16, 2013 10:09 AM
  • Did you click Forecast in the "Analyze" tab or in the "Data Mining" tab?

    You can try to delete the mining structure using the DM Add-in in Excel. To do this,

    - select the "Data Mining" tab

    - click Query

    - click Advanced

    - under DMX Templates, select Management, delete mining structure

    - in the main editing area of the dialog, click on the <Structure> to select the mining structure

    - click Ok

    - click Finish


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    Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:24 AM
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