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Definition: cumulative vs. non-cumulative key figures

Describes the difference between cumulative and non-cumulative key figures in BW.

What are cumulative and non-cumulative key figures?

Non-cumulative key figures are key figures which are calculated based on other key figures and characteristics, so values are not stored but are calculated during query run time. One example is the calculation of stock quantities at a certain period, based on receipt and issue quantities.

This was first published in February 2006

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