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Often times users want to drill into data, but don’t want to navigate away from the current report. It would be very useful to allow a drill to allow the target to be opened in the existing report as a popup or modal.
Add prefix or postfix to the report name upon saving the report.
We have a request from user. When the user enters a name to save the report in Cognos Analytics, is it possible to have an option to add some text (such as FOUO) to the report name either before or after what they enter?
Add option to Cognos Hyperlink to open in new Tab/Window
Currently, in Interactive mode, when report authors add a dataitem to leverage Hyperlink, there are no controls to allow authors to set the links to open in new Tab or new window. We have to train our users to hold down the Ctrl or Shift keys whic...
create Planning Analytics queries in reporting and data modules using custom MDX
The custom SQL object is useful in reporting and data modules for creating tables from relational sources using raw query language. The same could be said for the custom MDX object, but this does not support the Planning Analytics data source conn...
Dynamically Construct A List Array String of Report Columns To Be Used For Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST Driver
We are currently trying to use the Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST driver to connect to some our custom UKG APIs. During our initial observation on how the driver works, we’ve noticed that even if we create a Cognos report against the APIs wit...
It would be useful to track down on Cognos Usage Reports which filters were selected on the dashboard, alongside the date and the user who selected the filters. This would be excellent for a usage analytics scenario.
Remove Default Output Format In Run As And/Or Run In Background Screens
The HTML output format is particularly unsuitable for batch/background runs, which are generally intended for downloading larger data sets for users to work with the data locally. Larger data sets cause the HTML output file size to balloon, and wo...
We need to limit the size of a report output (i.e. pdf, csv, xlsx) to a maximum size. Defined by us. A warning message should be produced for the users in case that the report exceeds this defined limit. Unfortunately this functionality is current...
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