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Modeler to ingest non-numeric measures from TM1 source

In the documentation for Importing TM1 data into Modeler 17.1, it clearly states that "But importing non-numeric measures is not currently supported." (see copied documentation below).

I would like an enhancement so that Modeler can read non-numeric measures.

Importing IBM Cognos TM1 data

To import data from an IBM Cognos TM1 database, on the Data tab of the IBM Cognos TM1 dialog box select the relevant TM1 administration host and associated server, cube, and data details.
Note: Before importing data you must carry out some preprocessing within TM1 to ensure the data are in a format that is recognizable to IBM® SPSS® Modeler. This involves filtering your data using the Subset Editor to get the view into the correct size and shape for import.

Note that zero (0) values imported from TM1 will be treated as "null" values (TM1 does not distinguish between blank and zero values). Also, note that non-numeric data (or metadata) from regular dimensions can be imported into IBM SPSS Modeler. But importing non-numeric measures is not currently supported.
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