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Exact match not listed first in search results

Search is not working as expected. I would expect an exact match to be first or at least at the top of the search results. Sometimes an exact match is listed 20th in the list. Usage of filters is irrelevant.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Save to Any Network Location when Scheduling Cognos Report

Currently in Cognos Analytics we only have the option to save a report as XLS, PDF, etc, to any network location when running the report interactively. When scheduling and saving a report to XLS we're limited to what network location we've specifi...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration

Tuple and other OLAP functions need to be available in Dashboards

Need for Tuple and other OLAP functions in Dashboards
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Format Attributes for Graph display of an element, colour (conditional) and fill

There needs to be new formatting attributes to control the way an element is displayed on a graph.For example1Format ColourIncome - Green;RedUsing the same approach as the current Format attribute the first item is a positive number, the second it...
about 5 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Future consideration

3000 data item restriction in dashboard visualisations

I see reference in the documentation for dashboards that dashboards will only visualize up to 3000 data points regardless of the visualization type. Is there any way to extend this value as this limitation makes dashboarding against data prohibiti...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Planned for future release

Create Data Sets from List Report

Current Data Set creation interface is limited to basic filters. This limits its use cases relatively static data that requires manual reprompting.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Functionality already exists


We would like to have a "flag" column in SYSACCEL.SYSACCELERATEDTABLES that would indicate if table is in replication or not.
over 5 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Create Datasets/Dashboards from an existing Cognos Report

Create a dataset directly from an existing Cognos report and refresh it on a schedule.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Use Microsft SMTP server Office 365 TLS

I want to use our SMTP Office365 (cloud Microssoft) for sending emails from COGNOS. Microsft uses TLS. The support said me that TLS is not supported by IBM COGNOS.
about 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration


GGDB212004Please add Get diagnostics support in DSNREXX.
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration