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Custom Tooltips in Dashboards

Clients always have the requirements for tooltips on the dashboard. While charting components have the default tooltip available, it is yet not a default functionality for a lot of components like images, buttons, labels, etc. One of the methods of achieving the tooltip is using a transparent URL button. URL …

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Creativity With Pie Charts

Creativity in the Charts can make the component look different altogether. Here is one such example. Follow the screen shots below to achieve the different views of a simple Pie chart. Tube/Donut Chart Wheel Chart Concentric Pie Chart Double Donut Chart For the chart representation , suppose here the smaller …

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Drill down Made Easy

Drilling Down on any thing with the help of a Hidden Combo Box.  This Document is particularly for beginners and learners. Just follow the screen shots below and achieve the drill on any chart. In this example the Column chart is drilled and the output appears in the stacked column …

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BRAZIL 2014 WALLCHART

Hello, It’s that time of year again and it would not be a World Cup without a dashboard… so here it is the Think of the application as an insert in your daily newspaper, download the content, enter the scores and it does the rest. You can save your scores, …

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Enforcing delay using Source-Data Component

I just read an article about the Source-Data component in Xcelsius – remembered that I used this component for ‘Enforcing delays’ for various reasons/applications… Component Functionality: The functionality of the component is pretty straight-forward – copy a value from the source cell to the target cell and this happens whenever …

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Source Data Component Usage

Like many other miscellaneous components, source data is one among. Many wonder , what this excel imaged component does. Developers who tend use many formulas in excel usually encounter the scenario of circular-referencing. This component is used for avoiding that. I have just taken re-known scenario, which shows the use …

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Tilted Axis Labels

The usual scenario faced with charts in dashboards is the tilted axis labels, here is one possible solution for it. Follow the simple steps below. Let’s assume the data to be mapped to the chart is be from B1 to F13. After having the values mapped, Next comes the axis …

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Password protecting your dashboard

This is a method that can be used to protect your dashboard for unauthorized access. However, in an enterprise environment, when the Dashboard Design dashboard is published in SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise, the security is managed by the BusinessObjects Enterprise platform. For this you have to follow following steps: 1.Drag a …

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