Not quite clearly understand what your need here :
So I added the views to the DSV. I then thought I would be able to change the data source of the cube dimension so i wouldn't have to recreate them but it's all disabled.
Could you add more detail or screenshot to explain what are you trying?
So I then thought i'd be able to go into the cube xml file and change the source name from dim_date table to new_dim_date_view but i can't find how to do this.
Based on my personal experience, it is not a very safe operation to directly change the XML definition file. For the Cube structure or other metadata we'd better use VS to do the job, useless we are very familiar with them.
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