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Select color coding

Need the ability to set colors for specific data items consistently from tile to tile.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Planned for future release

PAX Custom and Dynamic Reports, leverage new Alternative Hierarchy features

Users in PAX require capability to include alternative hierarchies for DBRW related reports (Custom and Dynamic)
about 5 years ago in Planning Analytics 4 Planned for future release

Use a report expression as the default selection for a prompt

Customer would like to be able to use a report expression as the default selection parameter for a prompt. The client would like this ability so that they can use a calculation (example the current date) and have the default selected date be this ...
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Cascading Filter Prompts on Dynamic Dashboards

Global Filters and Tab Filters on Dynamic Dashboards cannot be assigned a Cascade Parent. Users can create List Widgets to use as filters but this takes up screen space (see requests for "drop down" style text/list widgets to get around this issue...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

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
over 4 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...
almost 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...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Planned for future release

Hyperlinks Directly Embedded on CA Dashboard

We would like to embed hyperlinks on the dashboard so we can have a direct link for our users to click into. We have thousands of records with unique identifiers linking them back to our CRM platform. It would be a lot easier to embed a hyperlink ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Planned for future release