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SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

By : Yoav Yohav
Book Image

SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

By: Yoav Yohav

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (21 chapters)
SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers


The hyperlink is a feature that enables us to connect between reports or to create links to external sources, such as websites or even CRM and ERP web applications.

The main usability of hyperlinks is connecting between reports.

Connecting between reports has several advantages:

  • We can navigate between reports that have different granularity levels (summarized and detail).

  • We can navigate between reports based on different universes.

  • We can pass specific values from the master report to the drilled report, so we can analyze a wider range of data just when we require.

  • We can reuse existing reports in the repository and connect to them from our reports.

  • We can create reports that will use conditional formatting and highlight, for example, specific products whose sales are below the target and use the hyperlink in order to further investigate why those products had low volume of sales. For example, we can switch to a detailed report that will display when and by whom the products were...