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RAVE charts need Properties to support passing additional data in drill through
In a Cognos Report Studio report, we typically provide drill through from a chart to the same report, or to a different report. We typically need to pass several parameters as part of the drill through, including fields that are not present in the chart. This can be done with standard Cognos charts by using the Properties property to "check" the fields in the query that need to be available to the drill through.
RAVE charts, however, do not support this capability and appear to only have the fields in the chart available for drill through. This severely limits the drill through capability of a RAVE chart, making it nearly useless as a drill source.
Active Reports are able to add additional data items to the RAVE for variable setting purposes, so supporting this for drill purposes doesn't seem to far from what is already there.
Please update RAVE visualizations to support either the Properties property to check data items, or something similar to active reports. This would allow us to use data items that don't affect the chart within the drill through definition.
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