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Status Under review
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Components Reporting
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 20, 2021

Improve Data Module references in reports

Currently, when selecting an item from a data module, the following "link" to that item is made:

[C].[C_<datamodule_name>].[QUERYSUBJECT].[ITEM]


However, the moment the data module is renamed, the report breaks..

To avoid compatibility issues, especially when renaming data modules, we therefore, for each item, manually adapt this to :

[QUERYSUBJECT].[ITEM]


But this is now being annoying – it needs to be done for every item we add from a data module. We understand this works this way because you need compatibility for using multiple data modules (although I strongly advise against this) but it would be a minimum to set in the Options > Report menu a possibility to by default use full indexed names or just the short forms

Needed By Not sure -- Just thought it was cool