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How to add Logos to WebI Reports in Business Objects

| July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Logos are used in almost all corporate reports. There are several ways to add logos in your Web Intelligence reports. In WebI, you need to start off with a ‘Blank Cell’ template and change the properties of the ‘Background Image’ of this object. There you can either use a URL from a website, upload a […]

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Business Objects Security Basics

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

As you all know, beginning BOE 3.1, SAP introduced tier based security in Business Objects; applying rights based on Classes and Subclasses. This is a very useful addition that made all of us Admins’ lives easier. I’m gonna show you guys the effects of applying a particular right to Class vs Subclass. We could have […]

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Input Controls in Business Objects

| March 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Topic: Input Controls introin Web Intelligence reports of Business Objects XIR 3.1 and how you can create Xcelsius like Dashboards with Input Controls! Video walkthrough:¬†Traditionally until 3.1, we had to ability to add Query Filters and in report Report Filters to see partial or granular data. For example, if users asked for the ability to […]

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SQL Basics in 30 Minutes – Part 1

| January 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Topic:¬† SQL Basics in ~30 Minutes – Part 1: Visual demonstration of Select, From and Where clauses in SQL Server 2005. I’ve created a little table in Excel so beginners can visual these SQL commands. Business Intelligence and SQL go hand to hand. You cannot be an expert BI Consultant without knowing SQL proficiently. Sure, […]

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What is Business Views?

| April 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

> What the heck is Business Views?? That’s what I said to myself when I saw Business View Manager for the first time! So, don’t worry if you haven’t used Business Views or are just found out about it. It’s pretty straight forward and easy. I learnt it in 15 minutes basically, simply by trying […]

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