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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 22, 2021

Cognos Report Studio - XML specification modifcation

Report specification can not be modified in the report. I have to copy to clipboard, modify the XML outside of Cognos and then open from the clipboard. However, new object is created with new IDs and so on.

Idea Priority Low
Needed by Date Jun 22, 2021
  • Guest
    Jun 28, 2021

    We do not want to modify reports in XML, we are mainly force to do it due to Cognos bugs. It is not critical as we use DRU tool for it.

  • Admin
    Rachel Su
    Jun 24, 2021

    We do not recommend customers to manually edit report specification.
    This is not on our roadmap to implement.