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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on May 25, 2021

Disable gridlines in Cognos for Excel exports of reports/dashboards

Users desire that Excel exports of reports/dashboards to look as much as possible as in Cognos. For this, the gridlines in Excel should be disabled. Currently, there is no option in Cognos for disabling the gridlines, which means that each individual user needs to uncheck the gridline option in Excel. There are thousands of users who are using the Excel export of the report, which means that all are impacted by this.

Needed by Date Dec 31, 2021
  • Guest
    May 12, 2022

    Also linked to case TS009261468.

  • Admin
    Rachel Su
    May 31, 2021

    This is not on our roadmap currently. However, we will continue monitoring this idea through public voting. We will update the status accordingly if needed.

  • Guest
    May 25, 2021

    This idea is linked to case TS005734109.