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BusinessObjects in the Cloud – No Big Rush and No Big Deal

While we have definitely seen an acceleration in organizations using or moving operational applications to the cloud, Business Intelligence has lagged behind. Today, the majority of BusinessObjects customers use the product on premise and that will not change for a while. Why? Well firstly, if the main data warehouses, repositories, …

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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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Five Cool Techniques to Keep up Your Sleeve to Design Visually Appealing and Dynamic Webi Reports

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First: To capture the value selected in Input Control/ Element Link in a cell Goal: Input Control and Element Linking are very frequently used WebI features to create highly interactive WebI reports or dashboards. The goal is to display the user selected option from the radio button/drop down/list box or …

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What to do when report design requirements call for customization beyond the default aggregation in Webi

So what do you do when the report design requirements for a webi report call for customizations beyond the default aggregation? Modifying Context to Customize Web Intelligence Calculations The default aggregation in Web Intelligence provides a dynamic way to transform data on the fly.  With simple drag, drop, and mouse …

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