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Cognos Analytics

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+/- buttons for column grouping

The ability to group columns in Cognos would be a great feature which is a small thing but a missing element compared to MS Reporting services reporting. https://oxen.tech/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/grouping.gif In fact the (+)/(-) buttons used wi...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Baselines and Trendlines on the Cognos Visualizations

We need baselines and trendlines in Report Studio visualizations but they are not available
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Hover Text on Dashboard

Dashboard needs to be clean and have short titles due to real estate being valuable on the page. If the hover text function could have a full title and definition of terms for specific visualizations / metrics then we can keep the clean look and f...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release

CSV generation options per report/run

Currently csv settings like encoding, terminator, delimiter, qualifier, mimetype and trimspaces are set at the system level for all report executions. Changes affect all users in the specific environment. Our users have different requirements for ...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Dynamic Cubes relative time members in Dashboards

Would like the ability to use relative time members when creating dashboards, eg. current year, from Dynamic Cubes.
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Set a custom palette in Cognos 11.1.1 as default for the whole dashboarding environment

Dear IBM, We would like to have the posibility to set a custom Palette which is saved under "Global" as default for the whole dashboarding environment.This is to maintain our corporate identity. Regards, Matthijs, ING Netherlands
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

Add Master Detail Relationship for Chart Visualizations in Cognos 11.1

Master detail relationships option found under DATA for Cognos analytics Chart visualisation is not available in Cognos 11.1 (especially 11.1 R5 version). The feature was available in Cognos 10. The feature is needed in Cognos 11.1, such that we c...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release

Hyperlinks Directly Embedded on CA Dashboard

We would like to embed hyperlinks on the dashboard so we can have a direct link for our users to click into. We have thousands of records with unique identifiers linking them back to our CRM platform. It would be a lot easier to embed a hyperlink ...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 Planned for future release

Dashboards to handle prompt macros from FM packages

Some framework models use prompt macro's in the query subjects for filtering and security purposes. These do not work properly in dashboarding. #prompt()# works in the dashboard page but if you put a data item in the filters section at the top of ...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

Shortcuts to reports should have similar functionality as the the reports they reference

In Cognos 10 we relied on using shortcuts to reference reports so that users could run a report easily without having to know the exact location of the source report. In Cognos 10, you had all the same run options on a shortcut as you did on the s...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release