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SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

By : Yoav Yohav
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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


Web Intelligence Rich Client is a software installed on the user's machine and has similar abilities to Web Intelligence with some additional capabilities and with some differences in the way it is used.

The Web Rich Client is a part of the set of SAP BI Client Tools that can be installed locally on most of the Windows operating systems.

The main distinctive feature about the Rich Client is that we can still access our reports without the necessity to access the SAP BI server.

The Rich Client will not improve the query running time, but in terms of performing analysis and formatting functions, the performance can be different since the client is dependent on the user machine's resources.

Whenever I find users working with Rich Client, they are usually one of the following types of users:

  • BI team members

  • Power users

  • Business analysts

The rule for working with Rich Client is that most of the users don't require it, especially in the latest versions of SAP BI4 where the set of features...