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Show complete path when searching package content in Reporting

Search package content in Reporting only shows the field name. If a field with the same name exists under different paths (e.g. person number) the user cannot decide ad hoc which field to take. Display of the whole path or at least the parent quer...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Dynamic tabs in reports based on page sets

As per CA 11.2.1 it is not possible to create a HTML report output based on a page set. RSV-VAL-0052 - cannot include pageset when report pages are viewed as tabs. implementing this feature would enable report authors to create dynamic tabbed repo...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Extend FM Governor "(DQM) Data Item Label Behavior"

Currently the FM Governor "(DQM) Data Item Label Behavior" has two options which are documented here. There should be added a third option: "Always use data item name (if there is no explicit label defined)". The problem is that the list column na...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Report Tab Name localization

It would be great if we can set page name with a report variable, in order to translate label in different languages, as we can do with any other objects inside report pages (text element, column header, ...). It is crucial when report is configur...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Extend filter name cutoff in report creation

A user opening a report might want to look at the query details and quickly see exactly what is going on in the report. However, because the filter names seem to have a 50 char limit on the display, nearly every filter built into a data module is ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enhance Report Reference and Layout Component Reference

Both the Layout Component Reference and the Report Reference functionality in reports have limitations that prevent report authors from leveraging previously developed content. I would like to see these enhanced so that authors do not need to rede...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Not under consideration

Add group excel functionnality in Cognos

Add a functionality in Cognos to be able to group rows when running a report to make them collapsible and expandable as it exists in Excel
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Bring back "Insert" and "Collapse all" option to menu on data items

In previous versions of CA (eg. 11.0.6) we had "Insert" and "Collapse all" options when right clicking a data item in the "Query"-view. In newer releases we only have "Display data items based on selection". Would be nice to have these options bac...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Report Studio User Interface

In Report Studio, I' would like to have more options to customize the panels displayed when showing details of the queries: 1. Allow to change width of panels ‘Data Items’ vs ‘Detail Filters' 2. Allow to change height of the 3 panels ‘Detail Fi...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Saving the Reportview from Report defaults to location of report instead of My Content

In Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP2, when the report is run in the background from standard reports folders and saving the report view it is defaulting to team content . Would like to see if there is any setting on server side to point save the reports...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted