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Prompt the User Before Creating a Hierarchy When Fields are Dragged Onto Each Other

How many times have you dragged a field onto another field by mistake and have it create a hierarchy?

It happens quite often. Usually I am trying to drag the field to the Visualization pane but fail to hold the mouse button. And lo and behold it creates a hierarchy. (Which I then have to delete. But sometimes I do not even notice that I accidentally created a hierarchy).

It would be nice if a prompt came up, asking if we want to create a Hierarchy.

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  • Vahid Zarezadeh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree with Avi... Creation the hierarchy accidentally often results in confusion when my colleagues continue to visualize the model I created in Desktop...

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would like a prompt.. would also like a easier way to release or "throw away"an unintended field

  • Wyn Hopkins commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm with Avi on this one, although just not doing anything would be my preferred option compared to having a prompt. Maybe we have to Ctrl Select before right-clicking New Hierarchy?

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