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Customizing Report Content Using Input Controls and Conditional Formatting

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

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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Using an Input Control to Sort in Web Intelligence

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

In Design mode of Web Intelligence, you can change the sort order of columns in a block.  However, this option is not available in Reading mode.  We can accomplish some basic sorting tasks using an input control and the steps below will detail how this is done. We’ll start off ...

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

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

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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BusinessObjects Certification Could be the Perfect Fit

Get BusinessObjects Certified at IBIS 2018

I recently signed up for a sponsored bike ride and needed to buy a bike. Since I have never ridden more than 5 miles in my life before and I had signed up to ride 25 miles, my eldest son, who is an avid cyclist, told me which bike to ...

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Web Intelligence – SAP’s New Golden Child in BI 4.2

SAP's New Golden Child in BI 4.2

SAP just announced the release of the latest update of its BusinessObjects BI suite, namely BI 4.2 SP03, following the first release BI 4.2 SP02 back in March In both announcements, Web Intelligence really stood out in terms of new features and overall significance compared to all the other tools ...

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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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