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Add function to translate TM1/PA or Excel serial date numbers to datetime values
Currently, there is no built-in function within Cognos Analytics that allows for converting Excel or TM1 serial date numbers to their respective datetime values.We can partially emulate it if we're just using dates by using the _add_days function ...
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.
Increasing report description field to handle more than 1024 characters.
In 11.1.7 version of reports, users where able to add comments in description for any amount length or atleast greater than > 1024 characters, the max we had currently is 2997 characters, But in 11.2.4 release a new parameter was added to cmmet...
Data formats can be changed in the package and in the report itself. But this only affects the output formats HTML, Excel and PDF, but not the output formats CSV and Excel Data. Specifically, we want to change the timestamp format and increase gra...
I have a report with two columns in a list: Period Year and Month and Charges. At the top of the list is correctly a row for which the timeframe is empty (because the period has not been close yet for those entries). When I add a filter to the rep...
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...
Ability to add comments/hints to report elements in report author
While developing a report, Funcional requirements, meeting’s annotations and such are documented, but it would much easier and better documented if present in the report’s specification. This resource is also more important if client uses any kind...
Allow copying of individual report pages between two different Cognos systems
It is currently not possible to copy individual report pages between two different Cognos systems. You can copy complete reports between two Cognos systems. You can also copy individual report pages within the same Cognos system, but not between t...
execute reports, data sets, and jobs using a webhook
The modern data stack involves various technologies for extraction, loading, and transformation of data. Achieving appropriate sequence across technologies can be a challenge but webhooks can resolve this issue to allow different platforms to comm...
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