Continuing our previous post on Input Controls, let’s now look into Element Linking in Web Intelligence Reporting. The combination of Element Linking with Input Control allows developers to create hybrid dashboards using Web Intelligence Reporting tool. In essence, they allow filtering between report elements thereby facilitating interactivity between one or more elements. This also allows us […]
In Web Intelligence 4.0 there are four types of Point Charts which include Scatter Plot, Bubble Chart, Polar Scatter Plot and Polar Bubble Chart. In this session let’s look into Bubble and Polar Bubble Charts which are extensions of Scatter and Polar Charts. Scatter Charts in general allow us to plot a set of measurable pair […]
In this session lets look into building Tag Clouds and Water Fall Charts which are relatively new Chart Types which were added in SAP Business Objects 4.x versions. Tag Cloud Chart shows data measurement in Visual Depth and Intensity of Words displayed, unlike using traditional Bars or Pie charts. Tag Clouds use words, which represent Dimensional […]
This Week lets look into development of Tree Map and Heat Map in Web Intelligence 4.x Reporting. A Tree Map displays measurement using area sizes of rectangle boxes where the size represents Percentage of the Dimension(s) in context, and the Map can be assigned data to add hierarchical and or grouped data. We can use Chart Properties to change colors of rectangle boxes in Palette Style section. We can define Ranges for […]
With the new support pack for 4.1, Web Intelligence has gotten some new features added to its existing functionality. Here is a quick summary of what is new. New Features Formatting data series option for individual data points in a chart (excludes box plot, tag cloud, and waterfall charts) Data alignment for data labels within […]
This week, we continue with the rest of the options for Lighting and Shadow Effect choices for Charts in Web Intelligence, and primarily focus on options of Real Lighting, Complex Shadows, Real Lighting and Complex Shadows, and Image Embossed with real lighting and complex shadows. For this exercise we have used a Column Chart. This […]
In SAP Business Objects 4.x Web Intelligence the Charting Engine has been enhanced and comes with many new chart types and customizable properties. We can format the chart type at a high level to use three styles namely Normal Style, Flashy Style and High Contrast Style. This can be chosen from Drop Down List of Chart […]
One of the great new features in Web Intelligence 4.0 is the ability to create and apply document templates. These templates use standard CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) which should be familiar to any web developer. But you don’t have to be a developer to make some simple changes — let’s take a look at some of the things we can do.
Continuing on with our Advanced BusinessObjects Mobile Reporting Tactics series, we are now spicing up our mobile reports with interactivity that makes them look and feel a little more like a dashboard. By linking report elements, you can change the data visualized in charts and tables but utilizing something called an Input Control.
With Mobile BI being the latest craze and most likely being the new norm, we will need to work to make sure that we continue to innovate and be creative in our report creation to keep end users happy. One quick tactic is to spice up your report by adding images into blank cells above or below your charts and tables or directly into table cells on your report.