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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

Using document functions

Document functions provide us with useful information regarding the report (and not with the query as in the data provider functions).

If we need to display who created the report, when the report was created, what the query structure is, or the report tabs that we have filters on, then document functions are the right function category to use.

Just as we saw in the data provider functions, we won't apply the document functions to the report data, but rather display it or use it for informative tasks, which will make our report friendlier and easy to understand.

The main document functions are as follows:

  • DocumentAuthor: This provides the name of the report creator

  • DocumentCreationDate: This provides the date when the report was created

  • DocumentName: This provides the name of the document

  • QuerySummary: This returns the query structure (results objects and conditions) and query statistics

  • DocumentPartiallyRefreshed: This states whether the report returned partial results...