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SAP Business Intelligence Demo

Reporting (BEX Query Designing )

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INTRODUCTION ON BEX

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BEX Components

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End User Interaction with BI data

Describes the Describes how user


report graphically can interact with BI by
Describes the Excel capabilities
embedded BI
reports Describes how users User can personalize
analyze & personalize the queries
adhoc queries on various in portals
data sources

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Data Warehouse with different Source systems

BI takes Data warehousing as


a concept and source system
may be one or more, SAP
or Non-SAP

Data
Warehouse

Data
Base

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SAP BI with Different Source Systems
•Business Content
•BI Consumer Services
•Automated Warehouse functions
S SAP •Standardised functions
O
U
R Non-SAP
C SAP BI Business
E
Explorer
XML
S
Y
S
T
E Data base Data Base
M
S

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HOW TO START BUSINESS EXPLORER

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BEX Query Designer Navigation

• Start Menu Æ Programs Æ Business Explorer ÆQuery Designer ÆCreate


Query

• Select the Info Area for the Data Provider which you want to create a Query

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Creating a New Query

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Query Toolbar

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Report functionality and navigation

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Query Designer Layout
Row/Column View

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Query Designer Layout
Filter View

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Selecting Filter Values
Select by Single Save common
Value Ranges selections

Include/Exclude
offset

Select the values from left &


drag to right / use arrows

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Creating a Restricted Key figure

Right click and create restricted Right click and edit the
Key figure and name it restricted key figure

Employee is restricted
with No. of positions

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Defining a calculated Key figures

Right click and edit the


restricted key figure
Right click and create calculated
Key figure and name it

Created a formula for the


calculated key figure

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VARIABLES

• User can give the inputs at runtime using variables.


• This variables can either be characteristic or key figures.
• This may be processed by either of the below mentioned options

Query name, type and processing


type to be described

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Exception Aggregation

We can aggregate
key figure values with
either
of the options in
Exception
aggregation

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HOW TO EXECUTE A QUERY

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Execution of a Query

To execute a query first select the query which you want to Open query

Query tab Æ open Æ Info area of the data provider on which query is designed Æ open

Execute the query by going into the Query tab in menu bar Æ execute

Execute symbol will be there, just click on it.

We can also use transactions RSRT or RSRT1 for Query execution.

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Query Execution

Execute option in
Query tab
Execute symbol
in tool bar
Enter the query name
to be executed

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Runtime Input for a query

We need to give the values


for the mentioned variables
in order to get the output as
per the selection

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SAVING REPORTS, FAVORITES

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•Once the query designed needs
to saved by using the save symbol in tool bar.
•We should follow the naming
convention before saving a query.

Naming convention for a


query is cube name
followed with
query name

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Most of the cases query will be saved in favorites

We can also create a new folder in


favorites to save the query

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THANK YOU

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