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Status Is a defect
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 9, 2021

Make the Cognos pop-up "validation" or "running report" contextual to its browser tab area

When validating or running a report and switching to the home screen or to another report the hourglass pop-up message remains in the front persistently.

Our expectation is the pop-up message "Validating with report server" remains in the tab area of the respective report.

For the user it is not really clear to which report execution or validation the hourglass pop-up belongs to.
Cognos 11 allows you to modify, validate, run several reports in parallel, but the handling of the pop-up messages doesn't fit this approach.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)
  • Admin
    Rachel Su
    May 20, 2022

    Development is going to evaluate this as a defect.