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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

Working with the Left Pane panels

The Left Pane panels are interactive panels that provide additional functionalities to the report and not just how to manipulate the data in it.

With the Left Pane report panels, the user can get important information regarding the report and query status, as we saw when we performed the drag-and-drop data tasks, and use advanced filters and navigate through the report structure.

Getting ready

We will explore the Left Pane panels' functionalities and options.

How to do it...

We will explore the Left Pane panels, starting from the top most one, as follows:

  • Document Summary: This provides the report's metadata, which is categorized into several topics discussed as follows:

    • General: This includes Type, Author, Creation date, Locale, Description, Keywords

    • Statistics: This includes Last Refresh Date, Last Modified, Last Modified By, and Duration of Previous Refresh

    • Document options: This supplies information about the properties defined in the Properties report...