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Copy&Paste of reporting elements: Possibility to select whether references should be copied as well or not

When copying elements (lists, cross tabs, queries) all references will be copied as well and when a query exists already a new one is inserted with a number added (1, 2, 3). This is not always suitable, and the user should have the possibility to ...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Support Arrays in Cognos

Per IBM, currently it does not support data type of arrays...In some complex data models we need this type of data type to be supported by cognos for reporting...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enable local cache for Vendor Specific functions

Problem Statement : Local cache does not work when user defined or vendor specific functions are used in queries. Description: Currently there is a functionality in COGNOS FM or reporting tool to turn on local cache to re- use query cache for subs...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Ability to change the default location of saved report in Report Authoring

By default when creating a new report and you select a package. The report is saved inside the package. We want to change the default location globally, for example in my content or not inside the package but other location.
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Show data type for data item in GUI

There are differences between 1) drag&drop a dataitem to the canvas in design mode in reporting or drag&drop a data item to the query in query editor and 2) manually create calculated data item in the query editor. In the first case the da...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Avoid message box when generating SQL/MDX

Avoid message box when generating SQL/MDX, every time clicking on the button is annoying. And our report developers generate SQL/MDX very often.
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics for Excel (PAfE) - no function to export data/formulas as snapshot with grouping / multi-tabs

With Planning Analytics for Excel (PAfE) there is no function allowing to export data/formulas from templates as snapshot (values) grouped by selected dimensions in several Excel tabs, one per group. This functionality is available is Planning Ana...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics for Excel (PAfE) - Allow the use of subsets in the DBRW function

In Planning Analytics for Excel (PAfE) the DBRW Excel function does not allow to use subsets to retrieve data, but only dimension members, unlike with Planning Analytics Perspectives where the use of subsets is allowed in the DBRW function. At Bac...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Full Interactivity mode for lists and crosstabs in saved HTML outputs

By default, if you run a report in full interactivity mode, a user can interact with the output in lists, crosstabs and visual data containers. He can filter, sort, group and summarize data in these containers. But if a user schedules the same rep...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Ability to collapse by default the "Show properties" option while creating a new report

We are upgrading our environments to Cognos version 11.1.7 and we would like to control the "Show properties" option while creating a new report. In our current Cognos version (11.0.13.1), the "Show properties" pane is collapsed by default, so use...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration