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Ability to reuse/reference report elements in Dashboards
We need an ability to either reuse (copy&paste) or reference (like in Workspace) elements from Reports in Dashboards. Optimally we have the choice which way we want to use for the specific use case.
Copy&paste contents from a Report to a Dashboard is definitely currently not possible in 11.1.7 as the following document illustrates: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cognos-analytics/11.1.0?topic=content-copying-pasting-assets
In Workspace it is possible to reference not only whole reports but parts of reports (lists, crosstabs, ...). This is a very nice way to present content from existing different reports in a consolidated way and not having to recreate it.
Our customers have app. 1 million Reports and don't always want to rebuild/recreate contents in Dashboards.
We want to unlock Dashboards for our customers, but that's one of the reasons holding us back right now.
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