Tech Tip

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Tech Tip: Merging on Variables in Web Intelligence

One of the often overlooked additions given to us in the 4.2 SP3 release was the ability to merge data on variables, not just dimensions.  For many years we have lived with these restrictions in Web Intelligence: 1.) You could only merge on dimensions, not on variables. 2.) The data format …

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Customizing Report Content Using Input Controls and Conditional Formatting

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Many business users require similar report content with minor formatting differences.  Rather than create individual, customized reports for each business user the report writer can leverage input controls and conditional formatting to put the power of customization back into the hands of the business users. Below is a sample of …

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Tech Tip: How to use System Configurations

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Tip : How to use System Configurations A system configuration defines a set of datastore configurations that can be used at job runtime. System configurations are used to execute the same logic against different datastore environments. Migration is faster between environments. Steps: Right click an existing data store and click Edit.   …

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