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Status Future consideration
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 6, 2015

Lose Conditional formatting when Column is Added to Crosstab

In Cognos Workspace Advanced when creating a report (for example a crosstab) adding a fact column to the report resets any formatting changes made to existing columns in the report. Note when applying the formatting to the ""Crosstab Fact Cells"" object it seems to correct the issue. However if the crosstab is using different data types and not all fact cells the issue still persists.

Steps to recreate issue:
- create new crosstab in workspace advanced with the following:
Package: GO Data Warehouse (query)
Rows: Organization > Organization name (level 1)
Rows(nested): Organization > Organization name (level 2)
Columns: Finance fact > Amount (month)
- apply any formatting to the measure fact cells(eg. Currency)
- add a new nested row: Organization > Organization name

Observe that adding the nested row removes the formatting in the measure fact cells.