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Status Delivered
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 26, 2017

Drop Downs in Dashboard in Cognos Analytics 11

In Cognos Analytics 11 at the moment we can drag an item to the dashboard and it creates a hierarchy that can be selected from to change data.

If we can change this to a drop down, similar to what can be done on report studio prompt pages, then it will enable us to make better use of the space on dashboards. It will also improve end user adoption of the tool.
  • Guest
    Sep 18, 2022

    I tried to cover this a bit in the intro to the webinar, but my general guideline is to use

    Dashboards when you want to turn something around quickly, when you have users who

    aren't extremely picky, and for POCs. If I know I'm building something highly visual I

    will always start in Dashboards and only try to Reporting when my users force my hand

    with requirements that can't be satisfied in Dashboards.

  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2022

    The Assistant to suggest questions and suggested visualizations. By manually populating by Click to dragging and dropping. By using widgets (Egypt tour packages from USA).

  • Guest
    Nov 24, 2021

    Is there an expected release date for this feature ?

  • Guest
    Jun 12, 2020

    Also having the option to see the hierarchy horizontally (transposed) would be a good addition. Currently, the only option is a vertical list.

  • Guest
    Dec 4, 2019

    This feature would be very useful to make better use of valuable space.