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From Luke Han <luke...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: some suggestion about kylin user interface
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:37:40 GMT
Hi Jeffery,
     Thanks great suggestion, could you please help to open JIRA for these?

Luke


Best Regards!
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Luke Han

On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 3:43 PM, Ji, Hao Wei Jeffery <Jeffery.Ji@dnvgl.com>
wrote:

> Sorry, for point 2, the columns could be shown in left panel, just tried,
> I clicked on the name, but it needs to be clicked on the little table
> icon.  My mistake.
>
>
>
> Br,
> Jeffery
>
>
>
> *From:* Ji, Hao Wei Jeffery [mailto:Jeffery.Ji@dnvgl.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, November 06, 2015 3:35 PM
> *To:* user@kylin.incubator.apache.org
> *Subject:* some suggestion about kylin user interface
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
>
>
> After try out the kylin a bit, I’ve a bit suggestions of improve user
> interface of the tool.
>
>
>
> 1.       When building the cube, step 2 data model, as in DW star schema,
> it’s normal we have some role play dimensions, like org unit, date or
> employee, one dimension could be used several times to join with fact table
> when doing the data modeling, and when it comes to step 3 Dimentions, when
> adding dimensions, the dimension tables displayed multiple times. Normally
> it shall be good to use some alias in this step, otherwise I don’t know
> which dimension I’m actually using.
>
> 2.       Step 5 filtering, the table listed on the left panel, it seems I
> can neither double click to add it into the WHERE text box nor highlight
> the table name and Ctrl C, it’s not a big deal, but it would be good to
> have these user friendly functions. And I can’t see the column names (can’t
> expand the table)… And when I change to the Tables tab to check the table
> definition, and change back to Cubes, everything I’ve created
> disappeared!...it’s extremely annoying... hope there’s a button to save the
> cube temporarily.
>
> 3.       In the projects, after sync some tables from hive,  it’s good to
> also have them available directly in the Query tab, then user can try the
> filter conditions in kylin, not need to go to other tools..
>
> 4.       I installed sample cube, while the SQL from the kylin_sales_cube
> seems not work.. returns below error.
>
> Encountered "DEFAULT" at line 11, column 6. Was expecting one of:
> <IDENTIFIER> ... <QUOTED_IDENTIFIER> ... <BACK_QUOTED_IDENTIFIER> ...
> <BRACKET_QUOTED_IDENTIFIER> ... <UNICODE_QUOTED_IDENTIFIER> ... "LATERAL"
> ... "(" ... "UNNEST" ... "TABLE" ...
>
>
>
>
>
> The tool looks promising, I like the graphs and easy to use, not sure if
> the suggestions have been there by other users already, just hope it would
> get better not only in performance but also in user interaction.
>
>
>
> Br,
>
> Jeffery
>
>
>
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