BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1
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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1
To Implement the Business Object Report on the top of the SAP BI info cube/Bex query Our aim is to create the Universe on the top of the sap bi info cubes/Bex queries. After creating the universe, we create the WEBI report based on universes.
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UNIVERSE Universe is a semantic layer, we create the webi report on the top of the sap bi infocubes/Bex queries, it is the interface between the info provider (cubes,Bex queries) to webi report. Observe the below screen shots.
START- ALL PROGRAMS-- BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 .DESIGNER

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide GOTO FILE NEW E-Mail: nageswararao.com 5 .kalava@gmail.

this is used to connect the any source System (like sap client). GOTO NEW CONNECTION- E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide Our aim is to create the UNIVERSE on the top of the BEX query.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 6 . Here connection text box is there. Give the name and description of the universe.kalava@gmail.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide GOTO NEXT E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 7 .

Shared (may not export to the repository (CMS)) 3.e. Personal (may not export to the repository (CMS)) We must be used secure connection only. 1.kalava@gmail. it must be mandatory. because except this (secure connect) it may not export to the repository E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide In this window connection type and connection name.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 8 . Secure 2. CONNECTION TYPES 3 TYPES OF CONNECTIONS IS THERE I.

give the connection type and connection name proceed to next In the above window give the SAP USERNAME. observer the next screen E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide Select the SAP CLIENT . and CLIENTAPPLICATION SERVER NAME etc….BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 9 .kalava@gmail. PASSWORD. Where you find these all.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao..1 Beginner Guide Enter the USERID.kalava@gmail. PASSWORD and CLIENT etc….com 10 .

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 11 .1 Beginner Guide CLICK ON NEXT BUTTON It will display the all the INFOCUBES and BEx queries. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.

com 12 . We must click on the query properties ALLOW EXTERNAL ACCES TO THIS QUERY. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. but Bexqueries will not displayed directly.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide By default all the info cubes available in the $INFOCUBE folder.

click on the allow external access to this query. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 13 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.ADVANCED tab.1 Beginner Guide GO TO QUERY PROPERTIES .kalava@gmail.

CLICK ON NEXT.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. SELCT THE required query(ZSAL_IC_Q00001).1 Beginner Guide CREATE THE UNIVERSE ON THE TOP OF THE SAP BEx QUERY(ZSAL_IC_Q00001).com 14 . E-Mail: nageswararao.

E-Mail: nageswararao. All the info cubes displayed in the $info cube folder.com 15 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide In the above screen all the SAP BEx queries displayed as separate folder.

com 16 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Now we create the universe on Bexquery.kalava@gmail. Then click on the finish button. and click on next. so we select the query. E-Mail: nageswararao.

Click on ok.the server may be responding.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 17 . E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail. password and client etc is correct or not. if all the credentials is correct . we given user id.1 Beginner Guide Now check the connection. else not responding.

Detailed objects E-Mail: nageswararao.Dimensions 3. detailed objects.Measures 4. key figures.Objects(Dimensions. Naming conversion between SAP BI vs.com 18 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. SAP BO SAP BI 1. measures) 2. attributes) 2.Infoobjects(characteristics.Attributes and Navigational attributes SAP BO 1.1 Beginner Guide After click on ok button this screen will be displayed.Key figure 4.Charactersticks 3.kalava@gmail. In the business objects terminology all the characteristics and key figures as classes and objects.

kalava@gmail.com 19 .1 Beginner Guide Comparison between UNIVERSE vs.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao. SAP BEx Query/Info cube (See the next screen).

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Object-Measure Ex:.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.Infoobject –Characteristics Ex:-Material 1. 2.Revenue(sub class) • Revenue • Revenue unit • Revenue formatted value Revenue=1000 Revenue unit=1000 USD Revenue Formatted value=1000$ (Must be maintained in the source system) Revenue=1000 E-Mail: nageswararao.Infoobject-Keyfigure Ex:-Revenue 2.1 Beginner Guide SAP BI SAP BO 1.com 21 .kalava@gmail.Object-Dimension(blue color) Ex-Material(sub class) • L00 Material • L01 Material L00 refers to the .it will give the detailed information in the query Level. L01 refers to the .it will give the aggregated information in the query level.

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kalava@gmail. SAVE ALL. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 23 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Next go to file menu. Save under the Repository folder.1 Beginner Guide We observe the above screen. under the each dimension we observer the detailed object (green color) Like Attribute and Navigational attribute in the SAP BI.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 24 .1 Beginner Guide Next export to the repository. E-Mail: nageswararao.

all user/administrator.kalava@gmail. All users means this universe sharable all the users within the organization.1 Beginner Guide It will ask the where we want to export to.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. (See the next screen) E-Mail: nageswararao.com 25 . Administrator means this universe available only who as working as administrator within the organization.

com 26 . Then it will be exported to the Repository (CMS).1 Beginner Guide Next click on OK button. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.

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kalava@gmail.Business object enterprise-Designer Click on E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 28 .1 Beginner Guide CREATING THE UNIVERSE ON THE TOP OF THE INFO CUBE Start-.All programs---.

Enter the USERID & PASSWORD and click on ok.com 29 . the below window will be displayed. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide After click on the Designer.

kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.new universe.com 30 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide File-.

kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide Enter the universe name and Description E-Mail: nageswararao.com 31 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

com 32 .1 Beginner Guide Click on the new connection E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.

com 33 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide New connection wizard will be appear GOTO NEXT E-Mail: nageswararao.

because except this (secure connect) it may not export to the repository. Shared (may not export to the repository (CMS)) 3. E-Mail: nageswararao. Secure 2. Personal (may not export to the repository (CMS)) We must be used secure connection only.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 34 .kalava@gmail.e.1 Beginner Guide Select the sap client. Give the connection name and type CONNECTION TYPES 3 TYPES OF CONNECTIONS IS THERE I. 1.

below window will be displayed. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 35 .kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the next.

kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the next button.com 36 . E-Mail: nageswararao.

E-Mail: nageswararao.com 37 . Select the required info cube.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the $info cube folder.kalava@gmail.

1 Beginner Guide Select the ZSAL_IC info cube.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 38 . Click on the next.

kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Then finish.com 39 .

if it is correct the server may be responding.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. Then click ok E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide Test the connection. we given userid and password correct or not.com 40 .

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com 42 .1 Beginner Guide Drilldown the all the classes and objects. Comparing the UNIVERSE and INFOCUBE.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. We observe the below screen.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

objects) and SAP BI(info objects and characteristics and key fig) . E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail. Already mentioned in the previous topics.1 Beginner Guide . The differences between SAP BO (classes. After that SAVEALL and Export to the repository.com 43 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

com 44 .1 Beginner Guide Till now we have discussed about creating the UNIVERSE on the top of the INFOCUBES and BEx queries.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

Controls 5. Strategies 4. After click on the parameter button. Definition 2. Parameters We discuss the universe parameters one by one. SQL 6.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Summary 3. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 45 . below window will be displayed. Click on the parameter button. Links 7.1 Beginner Guide UNIVERSE PARAMETERS 1.

1 Beginner Guide Under the Definition tab. we DESCRIPTION of the universe. mentioned the NAME and E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 46 .

1 Beginner Guide Under the summary tab .e. objects condition joins and hierarchy etc………In the universe.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. No of classes. E-Mail: nageswararao.all information of the universe will be displayed i.com 47 .kalava@gmail. It will be display the all the information of the universe.

when we creating universe on the RDBMS tables. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 48 .1 Beginner Guide The strategies tab enabled. in our case study it will not enables because we create the universe on the top of the SAP CUBES and BEX queries.

1 Beginner Guide Under the control tab. Limited size of the row.com 49 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao. limited execution time and limited size of the long text displayed to.kalava@gmail. All information will be displayed by default.

1 Beginner Guide The SQL tab will be display the allow use of the sub queries. allow complex operations in the subquery.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 50 . we check this check boxes as per our requirement. E-Mail: nageswararao.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 51 .1 Beginner Guide The main use of the LINK tab. to add the multiple universes in this universe as per our requirement Like MULTIPROVIDE and INFOSET in the SAP BI. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.

E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide The PARAMETER tab will display the all information will be displayed Ex:.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.auto update query automatically etc……..com 52 .kalava@gmail.

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There are optional prompts in WEBI 8.wid”. 5. 4. Through info view only.SOURCE DATA: Universes only 6.1 Beginner Guide WEB INTELLIGENCE In previous session we discussed. 3. 4. 3.SOURCE DATA:Flat files. Saves under the local system as well as Repository (CMS). Reports are saves with extension “. Database tables.. Need to install in client mission. By default saves under the repository (CMS). 7. Can be open with/without 8. Offline Tool. Saves under the Repository (CMS) Only. 1. creating the universe on the top of the SAP INFOCUBES and SAP BExqueries. 4.There are optional prompts in WEBI RICH CLIENT WEB INTELLIGENCE(WEBI) 1. 2.kalava@gmail. Database tables. 2. It access over web. 8. In this session we creating the Ad-Hoc reports by using the Web Intelligence\ Web Intelligence Rich Client \ Desktop Intelligence. XML.There are no optional prompts in DESKI.com 54 .rep”. Must be export to the Repository (CMS). 5. 5. Offline Tool. And Universes etc….Can be open info view. Online Tool. Reports are saves with extension “.wid”. Can be open With/without info view. And Universes etc…. Reports are saves with extension “. Differences between These Three tools DESKTOP WEB INTELLIGENCE INTELLIGENCE(DESKI) RICH CLIENT 1. 6. Saves under the local system as well as Repository (CMS). E-Mail: nageswararao. 3. Must be export to the Repository (CMS). 2. 7.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Need to install in client mission.SOURCE DATA:Flat files. XML. 7. 6.

kalava@gmail. Our aim creating the WEBI reports on the top of the universe. SORT. BREAKINGS. CROSSTAB REPORTS. E-Mail: nageswararao. SESSION REPORTS. RANKINGS. ALERTS.1 Beginner Guide WEB INTELLIGENCE FUNCTIONALITIES FORMATED REPORTS. WEBI Can be open Through info view only. VERTICAL REPORTS. MERGEING DIMENSIONS. The above functionalities very user friendly compared to query designer in the SAP BI. MERGING REPORTS. VARIABLES.com 55 . SCHEDULING THE REPORT. HORIZONTAL REPORTS. Some variable processing types may not be worked in web intelligence They are customer exit and replacement path.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

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How to open info view? START-- All Programs-- Business Objects XI 3.1- Business objects Enterprise---- Business objects Enterprise Java infoview. see the below screen

Click on the Business object Enterprise Java infoview

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After that login screen will be opened

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Give the required USERID and PASSWORD then click on to LOG ON button. Observe the next screen.

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com 59 .1 Beginner Guide Click on the NEW option Select the Web Intelligence Document E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

com 60 . E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail. all the universes will be displayed.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. The Displayed universes saved under the Repository (CMS). After click on the web Intelligence Document.1 Beginner Guide Click on the web Intelligence Document.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. After click on it web Intelligence new document will be displayed.com 61 .1 Beginner Guide Select the required universe and click on it.

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1 Beginner Guide Query Editor will be opened. E-Mail: nageswararao. in the query editor all the required DATA(classes and objects) and option panel (Result objects and Query filter ) is available.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 63 .

Run query. E-Mail: nageswararao. detailed objects and measures) to the Result objects panel.kalava@gmail. Observe the above query. L00MATERIAL gives the aggregated result.com 64 . EX:-MATERIAL will convert in to L00MATERIAL and L01MATERIAL.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. we gives the aggregated objects (Observe the result in the next screen). Here each object(Dimension =characteristic)will be converted into the two formats they are. L01MATERIAL gives the detailed result.1 Beginner Guide Drag and drop the required objects (dimensions.

com 65 . E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. MATERIAL GROUP and MATERIAL The output display the ALLSALESDOCUMENT NUMBER.1 Beginner Guide THE SHOWS AGGREGATE LEVEL OF INFORMATION The above output of the query displays the all the aggregated information. ALL MATERIAL GROUP and ALL MATERIAL.kalava@gmail. We takes the objects as input SALESDOCUMENT NUMBER.

1 Beginner Guide TAKE L00 RELATED OBJECTS Drag and drop the required Objects (Dimensions. E-Mail: nageswararao. it will give the detailed level of information.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 66 . Measures. Observe the output. Click on the run query.kalava@gmail. Detailed objects) in to result object panel. Observe the next screen.

it will give the detailed level of information. these functionalities listed in the earlier.1 Beginner Guide THE SHOWS DETAILED LEVEL OF INFORMATION We observe the above output. Ex:-End user wants to give the Detailed level of information in the report. Summary of the above 3 pages. other wise user want to the aggregated level information in the report.kalava@gmail. we will take the objects (ex:-L00Material. we choose the L01Related objects Next we discuss the Web Intelligence Functionalities.com 67 . E-Mail: nageswararao. we choose the L00Related objects.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.L01Material) as per user requirement.

HOW? Double click on the Report Title. E-Mail: nageswararao. it means set the report Background color and put the company logos. page numbers and set the report header and footer. We discuss one by one.1 Beginner Guide Formatted Reports: Formatted report means we design the reports for endusers LOOK and FEEL. the end-user can’t satisfied these types of reports.kalava@gmail. We observe the above unformatted report.com 68 . Images. so we Put the report title.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

1 Beginner Guide After click on the Report Title.it will display the all the properties of the query Observe the next screen.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. EX:-Report Title is SALES REPORT To increase the text size of the Report Title.com 69 . E-Mail: nageswararao. Text box will be appeared. and type the report title as per end-user requirement. Click on the properties button .

TEXT FORMAT/TOOLBAR SELECT FONT NAME AND SIZE Select the required font and size of the text. Observe the next screen.1 Beginner Guide GOTO PROPERTIES-.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 70 .

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide User wants to set the background color to my report. header etc………? Go to Properties --. How to set the background color to the report body footer. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 71 .Background color.

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Here two types of colors is there :1. Default color. 2. Custom color. Set the color as per our requirement. Our requirement to put the company logo in the report. How to put the LOGO/Image in the report? Go to --- Properties--- Background image.

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When we click on the Background image property--- Background color image window will be displayed, here there are four options is they are, NONE (no background image in the report) . SKINS (Supplied by Business Objects predefine Skins). IMAGE FROM URL (Import the image/logo from the web). IMAGE FROM FILE (Import the image/logo from the local system). Choose the image as per our requirement.

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Choose the logo from Skin (Observe the above output). Next user wants to insert the page numbers in the report footer. How to insert the page numbers? Go to Template tab. In the template tab BUSINESS OBJECTS provides the some standard templates,I.e. Formula and text cells, page number cells .

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kalava@gmail.com 76 .1 Beginner Guide Drag and drop the required pre-defined cells to page footer.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao.

1 Beginner Guide Click on ok and run query.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 77 .kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.

com 78 . Suppose we want to see the summary of the report. and increase the font size of the text as per end-user requirement. E-Mail: nageswararao. simply Drag and drop the required template to the query panel. it will displays the summary of the query.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide THE OUTPUT OF THE FORMATED REPORT Still now we discuss about WEBI functionality-formatted report. and insert the pager numbers. put the company logo and report title to the report header. it means we design the report LOOK and FELL(set the background color. The BUSINESS OBJECTS introducing the some standard TEMPLATES.

query execution time. Section report. Next we discuss other functionality i. we discuss the one by one.kalava@gmail.com 79 . Vertical report. number of rows in the query and results objects in the query. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.e. parent Universe name. Report types: Cross tab report.1 Beginner Guide It will displays the name of the query. Horizontal report. last refresh date and time. Form and Breaking the report.

kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide HORIZONTAL TABLE Here we have two options is there . E-Mail: nageswararao.click on TURN TO Select the required report format. one is pre-defined templates .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 80 .to convert the normal report to our required report.other is go to the report body right click on the report--.

Observe the output next screen. Select the required format(Horizontal table) Click on ok.kalava@gmail.com 81 . E-Mail: nageswararao. TURN TO window will be displayed.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option.

E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 82 .1 Beginner Guide We get the required output.

1 Beginner Guide VERTICAL TABLE Right click on the report--.com 83 .click on TURN TO. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 84 . Select the required format(Vertical Table) Click on ok. E-Mail: nageswararao. Observe the output next screen. TURN TO window will be displayed.kalava@gmail.

1 Beginner Guide We get the required output.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 85 .

E-Mail: nageswararao.com 86 .1 Beginner Guide CROSS TAB TABLE Right click on the report--.click on TURN TO.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

TURN TO window will be displayed. Select the required format (Crosstab Table).com 87 .kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Click on ok.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option. Observe the output next screen. E-Mail: nageswararao.

kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide We get the required output.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 88 .

com 89 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide FORM TABLE Right click on the report--.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.click on TURN TO.

TURN TO window will be displayed.com 90 . E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail. Select the required format (FORM TABLE). Observe the output next screen. Click on ok.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We get the required output.kalava@gmail.com 91 . E-Mail: nageswararao.

E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 92 .kalava@gmail. Go to toolbar click on the Insert/Remove Break.1 Beginner Guide INSERT BREAK TO THE REPORT Select the report structure.

kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide After click on the Insert/Remove Break.com 93 . it will be converted into Breaking the report (observe the above screen). E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

select the required cell .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao.Drag and drop to the above (observe the screen shot). It will convert in to Section report.1 Beginner Guide SECTION REPORT In the report structure.kalava@gmail.com 94 .

it will be converted in to section report.1 Beginner Guide After drop the calendar year cell to the above of the report structure.kalava@gmail.com 95 . E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

click on TURN TO. E-Mail: nageswararao. Right click on the report--. GO to report body.com 96 .1 Beginner Guide CHARTS-GRAPHS We place the CHARTS/GRAPHS in the report with table contents. After click on the TURN TO option.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. How to insert the CHARTS/GRAPHS in to our report. TURN TO window will be displayed.kalava@gmail.

com 97 . Observer the output (next screen).1 Beginner Guide Select the required Graph/Chart (vertical Bar/Line).kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Click on ok. E-Mail: nageswararao.

kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 98 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide To get the required output.

kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Observe the next screen. E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide Suppose we see the structure of the report. It will give the structure of the report. Go to toolbar Click on the VIEW STRUCTURE. After click on it.com 99 .

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I want to see again result of the structure, click on to the VIEW RESULT.

After click on view result.

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It will display the result of the report. Observe the screenshot.

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1 Beginner Guide Another Webi functionality is the SORT. Business Objects provides some standard sorting functions.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.another is right click on the report select Sort. They are Ascending. We select the SORT option in two ways. We discuss one by one. And select the Ascending/Descending as per our requirement.kalava@gmail. Descending and custom sort. By using the sorting we can sort the records as per our requirement. The custom sort is only for Dimensions(Characteristics). E-Mail: nageswararao. In our example we select the Ascending. The ascending and descending sort is only applicable for the Measures (Numeric values).com 103 . one is direct button in the tool bar .

Next is the descending order.Sort--.Rightclick-.kalava@gmail.ok E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.Descending -.1 Beginner Guide After click on the ascending.com 104 . all the records arrange in to Ascending order.

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Right click-.kalava@gmail.Sort--. Next SORT is custom sort.Custom Sort-. E-Mail: nageswararao. this is only applicable for Dimensions (characteristics).BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.ok.1 Beginner Guide After click on the Descending. all the records arrange in to descending order.com 106 .

kalava@gmail.com 107 . E-Mail: nageswararao. Custom sort window will be appeared.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on it.

Click on ok.1 Beginner Guide Arrange the records as per our requirement.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 108 .

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After click on this button.1 Beginner Guide Next we discuss another functionality-Variable editor. By using the variable editor.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. variable editor will be displayed.com 110 . Go to toolbar Click on .kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. we can customize the Objects (Measures) as per our requirement by using the conditions and mathematical functions like formula in SAP BI.

E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. In the formula editor. write the formula by using the data. give the variable name and qualification of the variable (means it act as either Measure/dimension). functions and operators. Click on ok.kalava@gmail.com 111 .1 Beginner Guide In the variable editor.

without editing the query? E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide After click on ok.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 112 . New object available in the data panel.kalava@gmail. How to place these object in to report.

1 Beginner Guide Right click on the report-. If we want place the column in the right side click on OK.kalava@gmail.insert insert column to the left/ insert column to the right/ insert column to the top/ insert column to the bottom.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 113 .

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide Directly drag and drop the required object to blank column.com 114 . E-Mail: nageswararao.

com 115 . E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide After drop the required object all the blank cells will be filled with the required object.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

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This visualization can be achieved using ALERTS in the query. HOW to insert the ALERTS in the query (observe the next screen).and in red if revenue value is less than 10.com 117 .e. ALERTS The alert is another WEBI functionality with which you can highlight the cells in the query output if the value beyond the threshold mentioned in the alert definition. you want to create a report that will highlight the cells in the query output in green if the Revenue value is more than 10.00.i. Click on the ALERTS in the toolbar (observe the above screen with red circle).00.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.0000INR. E-Mail: nageswararao. For example.0000 INR .1 Beginner Guide Next we discussed another functionality .

1 Beginner Guide After click on it ALERT EDITOR will be open. E-Mail: nageswararao. Choose the Filtered object.com 118 . Operator. Operands and formatted color.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. We will give the sub alerts also. give the alert name and description.kalava@gmail.

1 Beginner Guide FILTERED object/Cell REVENUE REVENUE Operator Greater than Less than Operands 10000000 9999999 Format(color) GREEN RED After Click on OK button. OUTPUT of the query.com 119 . observe the next page. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.

To observe the ranking button on toolbar E-Mail: nageswararao.com 120 . The ALERT functionality is like EXCEPTIONS in SAP BEx Query Designer.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide We observe the above output of the query as per our requirement. Next we discuss another WEBI functionality-RANKING.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

Web intelligence sorts the data as part of applying ranking.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. After click on the ranking-.add ranking. Ranking editor will be displayed.1 Beginner Guide Ranking is used to find top or bottom ‘n’ no of records based on applied group or section. Before applying this option the report must be applied using Breaks/Sections.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 121 .

1 Beginner Guide Web intelligence provides some ranking parameters.com 122 . 3. they are 1. Result will be displayed as per our requirement. Cumulative Percentage. After click on ok. 4.kalava@gmail. Cumulative sum. Count. E-Mail: nageswararao. 2. Percentage.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

com 123 . E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide It displays the top 3 revenues by calendar year wise.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Values from list means we will select the required values before run the query (static report).1 Beginner Guide Next we discuss another functionality-FILTERS and PROMPTS. Constant means enter the constant value.com 124 . Choose the Constant/values from list/prompt.kalava@gmail. How to do the filers and prompts in the report? Go to Edit Query mode. We will discuss one by one. Drag and drop the required objects to the Query filter panel and drilldown it. Prompts mean we will select the required values after running the query (dynamic reports). it will displayed the constant value in the report output. E-Mail: nageswararao.

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Select the VALU(S) FROM LIST, double click on it.

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Select the required values and click on ok button. The list of values editor will be displayed before run the query. Next-- Run query .

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Next we discuss the Prompts option, it is the dynamic selection of the report. After running the query, it will display the Prompts window. Users dynamically select the required values (LIKE VARIABLES IN THE SAP BEx query).

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After running the query.com 128 . Prompt selection will be displayed. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide Double click on prompt and run query . so user can select dynamically.

com 129 .1 Beginner Guide Select the required values. and again Run Query E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.

com 130 . For the observation purpose . E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide The output of the query will be displays the only selected rows only.kalava@gmail. we use the query summary template. The query summary template will displays the all the information of the query and what are the values taken in the prompt selection.

kalava@gmail.com 131 .L01MATERIAL and L01CALENDER YEAR. Between these two objects. we take the two objects.OR. i.1 Beginner Guide Suppose I am using the more than one object in the Filter panel. we use the AND operation(it will generate automatically). In the Query Filter. Then Run Query . OR means it satisfies the any one of the condition after it will give the result. AND means it satisfies the both condition after it will give the result. The logical operators are AND.e. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. it will displays the logical operator between these objects.

The query summary template will displays the all the information of the query and what are the values taken in the prompt selection. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide For the observation purpose.com 132 . we use the query summary template.kalava@gmail.

kalava@gmail.L01MATERIAL and L01CALENDER YEAR. Between these two objects.1 Beginner Guide In the Query Filter. i. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Then Run Query .e. we use the OR operation(it will generate automatically). we take the two objects.com 133 .

1 Beginner Guide E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 134 .

we use the query summary template.com 135 . The query summary template will displays the all the information of the query and what are the values taken in the prompt selection.1 Beginner Guide For the observation purpose.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

After click on the button. Toolbar will appear on the top of the report. we place the toolbar in the report . Go to toolbar click on the Filter toolbar button.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 136 .kalava@gmail. By using the filter toolbar.1 Beginner Guide Another functionality is the Filter Toolbar. E-Mail: nageswararao.

We can place the only dimensions (characteristics) only.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.1 Beginner Guide Drag and drop the required objects on the filter toolbar.com 137 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide After placing the objects on the tool bar.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 138 . it will act as filter toolbar(view lookup in the excel) E-Mail: nageswararao.

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E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 140 .1 Beginner Guide We observe the above report. we select only calendar year=2003 and Material group=PC. Another functionality is the Adding the new query in to existing report.

it will display the list of universes.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Select the required universe.com 141 . After click on add query.1 Beginner Guide Click on the add query .kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao.

E-Mail: nageswararao. Click on ok.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 142 .1 Beginner Guide Click on the require universe (EMP_uni_vo1).kalava@gmail.

new query Radio button box will be appear. After running the query.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Then Run Query . E-Mail: nageswararao.com 143 .1 Beginner Guide Select the required Objects.kalava@gmail. Drag and drop the Result Object panel.

1 Beginner Guide Here some options is there as per our requirement. Include the result objects in the document without generating a table.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. Insert a table in a new report means new output will displays the another report. Insert a table in the current report means new output will displays the with in the report. 2. 3. 1.com 144 .

1 Beginner Guide In our example.kalava@gmail. we select the Insert a table in the current report.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 145 . E-Mail: nageswararao. The output displays the within the report.

1 Beginner Guide How to save the report? We save the report in two ways 1. choose the folder where you want to save. click on save button . . Another is save in local system(Excel. 2.com 146 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.CSV(with options)). After click on it.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. Select save as option . Now we save the report under repository. it will open the repository (CMS) folders.CSV.Pdf. One way is save as in repository(CMS).

It will save and export to the repository automatically.1 Beginner Guide Click on ok. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 147 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.

kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide Next we discuss the Document properties. Go to report body right click on the report.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.com 148 . E-Mail: nageswararao.

E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.1 Beginner Guide Select the document properties.com 149 .BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.

Enhanced viewing. E-Mail: nageswararao.com 150 . Must be checking all the check boxes.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail. Use query drill. some document options is available. permanent regional formatting.1 Beginner Guide In the document property. They are Refresh on Open. to get updated data in the query.

Log on to the infoview. How to scheduling the report to the end-user? Go to Business Objects Enterprise Java Infoview.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3. Select the report. E-Mail: nageswararao. Select the Scheduling option Click on ok.right click on the report. Go to home.1 Beginner Guide Next we discuss the Scheduling the report as per user requirement.com 151 .kalava@gmail. Select the folders where we save the reports under the repository.

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1 Beginner Guide We schedule the report as per END-USER requirement. E-Mail: nageswararao.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.kalava@gmail.com 154 .

suggestions and modifications. Email:nageswararao. Mobile: +91 8861056763.kalava@gmail. E-Mail: nageswararao. In this document any mistakes.BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Hi All. Next I will prepare CRYSTAL REPORTS and XCELSIUS Document also.com. please inform to me.kalava@gmail. Thanks & Regards Nageswararao Kalava.com 155 .

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