Various queries formatted using the Mondrian tag-library


Mondrian Version : mondrian-

This sample shows the use of Mondrian's taglib - with its definition located as /WEB-INF/mdxtable.tld - and several XSL files to transform and format our page output.


Prerequisites Articles

File Configuration

Open and edit web.xml file - which should be located in your [TOMCAT_HOME]/webapps/mondrian/WEB-INF folder - with your favorite text editor,  and find connectString context parameter with these following configurations :



Note : [TOMCAT_HOME] is the folder where your Apache Tomcat installed. For example : C:\apache-tomcat-6.0.16


Open your Mondrian web application and click on the seventh sample from the index page (JVarious queries formatted using the Mondrian tag-library). You should see an OLAP data table with a JPivot toolbar. Drill through some of the dimension level nodes.

For example, my web application is located at http://localhost:8080/mondrian and my "Various queries formatted using the Mondrian tag-library" sample url is http://localhost:8080/mondrian/taglib.jsp. Screenshot below shows the page.

Still Getting Errors ?

If you already following all the instructions and still got some errors or you have other issues that has to do with other database sources then you can post your problem to our Mondrian user group at Or you can send a blank email to to join the group. 

Note that you must get approval first before you can post.

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