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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 different types of tables

There are four main types of tables. The most basic table type was already covered in the previous recipe, so we will deal with the remaining three types.

Getting ready

We want to learn how to use the different types of tables.

How to do it...

Perform the following steps to start using tables:

  1. In order to insert a new table, we can use the Report Element toolbar, use the right-click button, and chose the Insert option from the menu.

  2. Horizontal tables are structured in a way that the objects are located on top of each other; each row shows the object values and on the first left-hand side column, the object names are presented.

    This table is also knows as a finance table and it's more fitted for an aggregative type of data or short data as reading hundreds of values from left to right doesn't make sense. By using the Report Element toolbar, we can choose the horizontal table type, as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. Then, drag the horizontal table into the...