First, hopefully you have seen Anita Gibbings post that SAP Zen has a new name, “SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio”. Beta testing is well underway, with applications for Beta testing ending July 20th.
I thought I would see how SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio works with SAP ERP. Using transient providers, it worked fine.
Here is my BEx Query against SAP ECC:
My InfoProvider RBKP is an ECC InfoSet against SAP ECC parked invoice documents.
Above is the BEx Query against ECC in BusinessObjects Design Studio.
You can tell it is a transient provider with the @ sign in front of it:
So yes, I can connect to ECC but you have to be on Enhancement Package 5, with the BI client activated.
Below are some other things I have learned:
1. The dropdown shows All
Here is how to set this up:
What I learned is to have all defaulted I needed to have the “x” in the Default. Before I couldn’t see it and once I enlarged the screen so once I enlarged it I could see the Default column.
2. How to store images in your application:
I looked at the help, and noticed that you can either link to a URL or copy the images to the directory in the help:
So I copied the image to the directory in the help, and I was able to display my image:
I still have more lessons to be learned in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio.