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Below is a table with the meaning of most of the icons you'll encounter within the Administration tool of OBIEE. The text (and icons) are copied from the "Oracle Business Intelligence Server Administration Guide"



Stored procedure call object, as specified by the Object Type option in the General tab of the Physical Table dialog box.

View object.

Opaque view object after deployed.

 

A primary key for a physical or logical table (yellow).

 

A foreign key for a physical or logical table in the Joins Manager (gray).

 

A key for a logical dimension level (blue).

 

A key for a multidimensional data source physical level (green).

 

A physical or logical complex join in the Joins Manager.

 

Unknown hierarchy type. Typically, this icon is assigned to a hierarchy when a cube is imported. You need to assign a valid type to each hierarchy after import.

 

Fully Balanced hierarchy type for a multidimensional data source in the Physical layer.

 

Unbalanced hierarchy type for a multidimensional data source in the Physical layer.

 

Ragged Balanced hierarchy type for a multidimensional data source in the Physical layer.

 

Network hierarchy type for a multidimensional data source in the Physical layer.

 

A level in the Business Model and Mapping layer.

 

A level in the Business Model and Mapping layer in which a level key contains one or more columns from another level.

 

A level for a multidimensional data source in the Physical layer.

 

A physical or logical column.

 

A logical column with an aggregation rule.

 

A derived logical column.

 

A physical cube column from a multidimensional data source. This icon represents columns that are not measures.

 

A physical cube column from a multidimensional data source. This icon represents columns that are measures.

 

An invalid item. For example, a column may be invalid, if it has no physical mapping.

 

A collapsed business model in the Business Model and Mapping layer that is not available for queries.

 

An expanded business model in the Business Model and Mapping layer that is not available for queries.

 

An item that contains an attribute definition.

 

Overlays other symbols to indicate a new item that has not been checked in (appears in online mode only). For example, this icon would appear on top of an alias table icon to indicate an alias table is new.

 

A system DSN ODBC entry. Appears in the Import dialog box.

 

A measure definition.

 

Overlays other icons to indicate an object that is checked out. For example, this icon would appear on top of a table icon to indicate that the table has been checked out.

 

A static repository variable.

 

A dynamic repository variable.

A system session variable.

 

A nonsystem session variable.

 

An initialization block.

 

A group association (appears only in the results display of the Query Repository dialog box).

 

A level-to-level relationship (appears only in the results display of the Query Repository dialog box).

 

A type privilege (appears only in the results display of the Query Repository dialog box).

 

A query privilege (appears only in the results display of the Query Repository dialog box).

 

A privilege package (appears only in the results display of the Query Repository dialog box).

 

An object privilege (appears only in the results display of the Query Repository dialog box).

 

Overlays other icons to indicate an object that has been cut. Appears with other symbols, for example, to indicate that a cut item is an alias table.