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07-16-2003, 03:20 AM
is it possible to specify a fact table column as a dimension without having a corresponding dimension table?

07-17-2003, 08:39 PM
Indeed it is. Simply specify a dimension without a table and foreign key, and it is asumed to be in the fact table.
In the schema guide [http://apoptosis.dyndns.org:8080/open/mondrian/doc/schema.html], "Payment type" is an example of such a dimension.