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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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Tech Tip: How to use System Configurations

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

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 ...

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Migrating to 4.2 SP7: Use patch 400 for SAP Dashboards/Xcelsius

SAP Dashboards/Xcelsius has long been favored as a tool that creates interactive applications without the need for coding knowledge.  Although sold under “dashboarding”, its use of Excel as a development mechanism made it an instant hit for non-coders who already knew how to use Excel to manipulate data arrays and ...

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Six Critical Considerations when Migrating or Upgrading BusinessObjects

Onsite at a client location, I asked “What is the main function of I.T.?” A client responded, “It’s keeping up with technology!”  In our world, we are constantly bombarded with upgrades and future migrations. Today, I am sharing my knowledge as an expert in BusinessObjects landscape assessments, migrations and upgrades. ...

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