SAP BusinessObjects – Web Intelligence (WebI)

Tooltips for Images in Web Intelligence

In Web Intelligence, there is no direct functionality to display a tooltip when hovering over a image (cell) in a report. This may be something needed to meet the 508 Compliance standards, where images must be recognizable to a screen reader to convert to speech for the visually impaired. In order for this to work, there needs to be some sort of text displayed, such as a tooltip. If you’re …

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SAP BI 4.2 SP5: Web Intelligence およびセマンティックレイヤーの新機能

このドキュメントでは、SAP BI 4.2 Support Package 5 の Web Intelligence およびセマンティックレイヤーに関する拡張をまとめて説明しています。BI Platform ツールの拡張についてもいくつか簡単に説明しています。 SAP BI 4.2 およびそのサポートパッケージでは多くの拡張が導入されています(詳細はこちらを参照してください)。SAP BI 4.2 SP5 の Web Intelligence およびセマンティックレイヤーに関する拡張だけでなく技術革新も、以下の分野では継続して行われています。 Web Intelligence インタラクティブビューア Web Intelligence Java/HTML パリティ Web Intelligence 分析およびレポート Web Intelligence クエリー Web Intelligence スケジュール Web Intelligence セキュリティ Web Intelligence サンプル インフォメーションデザインツール BI セット サポートされるデータソース Web Intelligence およびセマンティックレイヤー SDK レポート変換ツール BI プラットフォーム このドキュメントは元々英語で書かれたこのドキュメントを翻訳したものです。 Web Intelligence インタラクティブビューア Web Intelligence インタラクティブビューアの最初のバージョンは、SAP BI 4.2 SP4 でリリースされました。SAP BI 4.2 SP5 …

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SAP BI 4.2 SP5: Was ist neu in Web Intelligence und Semantic Layer

Dieses Dokument fasst die geplanten Erweiterungen im nächsten SAP BI 4.2 Support Package 5 für Web Intelligence und Semantic Layer zusammen. Es geht in groben Zügen auch auf einige Verbesserungen der BI-Plattform-Tools ein. Da dieser Inhalt z. Zt. noch vorbehalten ist, SAP BI 4.2 SP5 Inhalt vorbehalten ist, beachten Sie bitte den folgenden Haftungsausschluss: SAP BI 4.2 und alle zugehörigen Support Packages (siehe hier für nähere Angaben) zählt viele Neuerungen. …

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Explore smart in WebI

Following the Data exploration trends I investigated in how to achieve it in WebI. With happiness I look back to the result and the thought it was actually rather simple. Just as the way we like it. It is designed by implementing a whole set of tables and applying element linking. The goal was to be able to have/see more information while selecting a certain dimension value. The input control …

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SAP BI 4.2 SP5: What’s New In Web Intelligence and Semantic Layer

This article summarizes the planned enhancements in the next SAP BI 4.2 Support Package 5 for Web Intelligence and Semantic Layer. It also quickly covers some enhancements of the BI Platform tools. Many enhancements were introduced in SAP BI 4.2 and its Support Packages (see here for more details). Today, we continue these enhancements and even innovation efforts of Web Intelligence and the Semantic Layer in SAP BI 4.2 SP5 …

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Capture input control’s selected value in Header

Capturing input control values is an easy thing when you set the input control’s dependency to the whole report or document.  Unfortunately in most cases you use the input control to filter only a part (a specific block) in a report.  In that case it is not possible to show the selected values via formulae.  You’ll need to use this simple work-around. –> Goal of this workaround, capturing the input control value in …

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How to schedule Webi report output in CSV or custom format

This document will describe how to schedule Webi report output in CSV or custom format (PIPE). Default options are available to schedule webi query data in CSV or export report data in CSV with CSV as achieve option. Default CSV format: This option in report scheduling enable to export webi query data in CSV (comma separated values) format. This option helps if all calculations are handled at database or universe …

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Creating financial reports in WebIntelligence like a pro

Introduction of the problem In this post I will share a technique to create tables in WebIntelligence like in professional financial statements. To replicate an actual report, I took a table from SAP’s financial report, page 18. Financial reports have two distinctive features that make them difficult to recreate in Webi: unbalanced hierarchies – they have different number of levels. In the above example: Total revenue consists of two subgroups: …

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How to create a search engine in WebI

  How to create a search engine in WebI using an input control where we can type some tag-words and see the result of our lookup in number of hits and the result in detail.   in this example we wanted to know all the prices of the black Bermudas In this example we wanted to know something about the state with “or” in it and something about Trousers but …

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Dynamic Publication

Dynamic Webi Publication bursting to multiple email ids Scenario:- let’s say an webI report that has multiple sections based on ‘Product Hierarchy’ or any other key field. That report need to be published to different distribution list depending upon the Section. i.e if the report has 30 different Types of ‘Product Hierarchy’ and each product Hierarchy has multiple users. In this case it will be very difficult to maintain the …

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