OBIEE Print Dashboard Page PDF without Prompts

By default, OBIEE does not allow you to print PDF without the prompts. The best workaround is to create a custom button using javascript which points to a hidden dashboard page made for printing. Then we can disable the print button in the dashboard and just use the custom javascript button for printing.

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Creating Text Entry in Essbase – SmartList

Essbase Text Entry – SmartList

You might all have known that Essbase does not store text. Yes, in a sense it doesn’t but it stores SmartList. In a way, smartlist are numbers that are tied with text. Payment terms maybe a good example to demonstrate this.

First, in your BSO / ASO outline, open up the Properties tab like below and ensure Typed Measures enabled is true (which is not by default). Then you will have a Text List Manager tab.


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SmartView – Find Members Limitation

I know I said that I write something about Essbase, but recently I came across a problem with SmartView. I just want you all to know about it so that everyone can go around it.

My SmartView is connecting with Essbase ASO or BSO, it’s gives the same problem. As you know, you can find members with SmartView. And as you all know asterisk ” * ” can be used behind a string as a wildcard. So you can find “West Sales” by typing “We*”.

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