SAP Design Studio

Design Studio: How to create alerts in a Crosstab with HANA data in 3 Steps

Conditional formatting, as we already know, is a property that allows creating alerts for users, focusing their attention on relevant values appearing on key business metrics.

Unfortunately, this feature is not available for HANA data sources; we needed to find an alternative solution to deal with this issue for our customer. Although the Scorecard component provides a solution, our Clariba of experts have found a low maintenance solution that is scalable and provides better performance. Let us show you how we have achieved this.

Design Studio: Formatting the Crosstab Component

As you may know, when it comes to changing the appearance of a crosstab in Design Studio you need to add some properties in the CSS file. To do so, there are some posts available on the Desing Studio Community Forum that advice on changing the style of the different parts of the crosstab (headers, rows, etc…), but there is not much information about complex changes such as hiding columns or changing column names. 

How to overcome limitations of having 1 data source: Multisource SDK with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5

As a SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio SDK developer, I always faced the limitation of having only one data source on my components, but now with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5 the option of binding a data-source to a property on any component (SDK or out-of-the-box) that limitation no longer exists, and here is how to overcome it.

Clariba’s Findings: Choosing the right tool for geographical analysis

Building geographical information on top of maps is a topic that is becoming trendier and trendier and this is where big investments from companies are focusing on during this and coming years. We all have seen an explosion of public geo-information brought to our mobile devices and consumers at corporations are asking themselves why they cannot have that same flashy stuff with their corporate information being shown on a map, either on mobile or on desktops. We have researched across most of the SAP BI modules and also some competition and analysed the features that one or another can offer; you can find below the results of this benchmark study.

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