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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

Connecting reports

We can create links between reports by using the Add Document Link feature.

A hyperlink is basically a URL that can pass a value or values between reports or simply build a connection between them as any other link would do.

This option is also known as OpenDocument, which also allows us to connect between SAP BusinessObjects BI applications or to program the link.

Before we start, the Add Document Link option is available only when the view mode is set to web panel mode by changing the preferences of Web Intelligence and must be set prior to it.

Getting ready

We need to create a hyperlink from our master report to another report.

Our master report is build on the eFashion demo universe that contains sales and quantity figures of various products. In our current table, we are displaying the Year, Month, Sales Revenue and Quantity Sold objects.

We will create the link in the report title, above the displayed data, so we can use it as a "trigger button" to switch to another report...