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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Drill Through from PA report to relational report passed the caption or member description

When drilling through from a dimensional report (PA/TM1) to a relational report, the business key is always passed as a parameter. (Regardless of what is stored in the DrillThrough definition). The problem does not occur if "Full interactivity" is...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Dynamic Branding

Support multi tenant customers leveraging the same reports. For maintenance and support functionality it would be ideal to color brand the same report (report color pallets, list report headers, report object etc). This will reduce the overhead of...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Report Expression function "status" should catch out of scope data items

When building dynamic reports, it is sometimes necessary to build expressions that you know will fail in certain scenarios. In these cases having an error catching mechanism, like status, is incredibly useful. In this case I would like to be able ...
29 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Image in an excel report always adding some white space on the right side.

In report when ever image is used extra white space gets added in the cell. The excel cell should span to the size of the image only.
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Not under consideration

Enable Render Variables to hide/show columns for CSV and Excel-Data output format

Currently render variables and formats are completely ignored when executing a report in the output formats CSV and Excel-Data. Especially in cases where using render variables to display and hide complete list columns this would be very helpful. ...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Copy&Paste of layout elements: Check if referenced query exist and ask if they should be reused

When copying lists (also crosstabs, charts, etc.) the referenced query is always created as well. If the name already exists in the target report, a number (1, 2, 3, etc.) is appended. It should be checked if the query with the corresponding name ...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Zero suppression in a report using a data module

When a report is using a data module as source, zero suppression is only applicable via the query. If the report is running against a package instead, there is an additional icon on the toolbar to directly filter zero values in the report view. Th...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Copy and paste a value from a HTML list

As it was possible in C10, it would be very usefull to be able to copy a value from a page/query when executing in HTML and in interactive mode in order to paste out of Cognos Analytics. This is usefull when we have to check in external sofwares a...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

formatted ReportPath() fonction in Dashboard and Report Studio

Obtain a readable path of a Report or Dashboard, for example Public Folder > path1 > path2 > path3 etc... instead of the historic bad /content/folder[@name='path1']/folder[@name='path2']/folder[@name='path3']/folder[@name=etc...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted