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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.
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...
The Registrar's office wanted to use the burst option available for sending out reports to their users. But whenever that function was activated the email delivery had the report author's email as the sender, while it is supposed to be from the re...
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 (188.8.131.52), the "Show properties" pane is collapsed by default, so use...
We have external spreadsheets from systems that do not integrate. However, we need to compile the data from the spreadsheet with system/package data. I understand that this is possible through external data sources. However, a report cannot be sch...
Ability to change data source on an upgraded data set
If you have an upgraded data set which has a data source with multiple data source connections (i.e. DEV and PROD) then when you replace the package you are not prompted to select a data source connection. If you create a new data source in 11.2.1...
Enable Similar Behavior within safari whether on iPhone or iPad
Today if a user navigates Cognos and runs a report using safari on an iPad, behavior is as expected, you can pinch to zoom and pan left to right, or scroll top to bottom and see the entire report. The same behavior on an iPhone is a different expe...
Azure BLOB storage cloud connection to save report output
In Cognos 11.1.5 are Cloud Object Storage providers introduced. With this solution is it possible to save report output to an external Cloud Object Storage provider like IBM, Google and Amazon. Azure, one of the biggest cloud service providers, is...
The new black and white design in Authoring (Report Studio) has caused massive annoyance at some of our customers. The reasons given were: generally confusing color is missing in the icons windows (e.g. expression editor) are not clearly delimited...
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