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Cognos Analytics

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162 VOTE

Conditional Formatting on Dashboard Visualizations

Using Dashboards in Cognos Analytics, enable the capability to apply conditional formatting to dashboard visualizations (charts, summaries, and other visualizations, not just grids).
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 6 Planned for future release
130 VOTE

Cognos Analytics Home Page should accept User Favorite Reports and not only Recent Reports

Have the ability to switch between Recent Report and Users Favorite Reports on Cognos Analytics Home Page Portal
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release
103 VOTE

+/- buttons for column grouping

The ability to group columns in Cognos would be a great feature which is a small thing but a missing element compared to MS Reporting services reporting. https://oxen.tech/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/grouping.gif In fact the (+)/(-) buttons used wi...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Hover Text on Dashboard

Dashboard needs to be clean and have short titles due to real estate being valuable on the page. If the hover text function could have a full title and definition of terms for specific visualizations / metrics then we can keep the clean look and f...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release

Add Master Detail Relationship for Chart Visualizations in Cognos 11.1

Master detail relationships option found under DATA for Cognos analytics Chart visualisation is not available in Cognos 11.1 (especially 11.1 R5 version). The feature was available in Cognos 10. The feature is needed in Cognos 11.1, such that we c...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

Run custom visualizations as PDF and/or Excel

Since the arrival of the custom visualizations in Cognos Analytics 11.1.4 we have been able to do pretty much anything with it except export it. Most of our customers still rely heavily on mediums such as PDF and Excel spreadsheets and having the ...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Dashboard: How to set the column width of the table freely.

The width of columns cannot be set freely in the table for dashboard. If that is possible, valuable space can be effectively utilized.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Planned for future release

Hyperlinks Directly Embedded on CA Dashboard

We would like to embed hyperlinks on the dashboard so we can have a direct link for our users to click into. We have thousands of records with unique identifiers linking them back to our CRM platform. It would be a lot easier to embed a hyperlink ...
about 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8 Planned for future release

Baselines and Trendlines on the Cognos Visualizations

We need baselines and trendlines in Report Studio visualizations but they are not available
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Set a custom palette in Cognos 11.1.1 as default for the whole dashboarding environment

Dear IBM, We would like to have the posibility to set a custom Palette which is saved under "Global" as default for the whole dashboarding environment.This is to maintain our corporate identity. Regards, Matthijs, ING Netherlands
almost 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release