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Part 1 is here.  Part 2 covers core capabilities

Gregory Botticchio and Sylvain Riboud provided this ASUG webcast

The usual legal disclaimer applies that planned improvements are subject to change.

Agenda:

Developer Support

Core Capabilities Enhancements

Data Source Support Enhancements

Desktop Intelligence to Web Intelligence

Core Capabilities Enhancements

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Figure 1: Source: SAP

Figure 1 shows new features in core capabilities coming in BI4.1

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Figure 2: Source: SAP

Freeze header was a request from customers, Gregory said.

In reading mode, you will see Freeze, if you select, you will be able to select the number of rows/lines to freeze.

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Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows the Freeze Header in action – by default it will freeze the header

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Figure 4: Source: SAP

You can create one or more Custom palettes

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Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 shows how to assign color to chart and in BI 4.1 it is possible to assign for a series colors

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Figure 6: Source: SAP

When creating a report and the measures and change the context of aggregation and you get the refresh message.  With BI4.1 you have the possibility to perform an automatic refresh.

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Figure 7: Source: SAP

#Unavailable you get with database delegated measure

Figure 7 shows some improvements in BI4.1 to avoid #unavailable

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Figure 8: Source: SAP

Figure 8 shows change workflows when you want to create a merged dimension or when you want to add an object to a merged dimension or remove an object

In the past you had to select all dimensions needed or you had to unmerge, relesect & merge again

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Figure 9: Source: SAP

Report header/footer will have its own set of properties as shown in Figure 9

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Figure 10: Source: SAP

Figure 10 shows the formula editor

Today you need the values manually; the LOV will be available in BI4.1 so you can add them to your formula

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Figure 11: Source: SAP

Edit query is available in the quick access toolbar without going through the Data tab as shown in Figure 11.

Part 3 will cover data source enhancements.

Gregory provided the following links during the webcast:

Customer Connect for Web Intelligence

Register for BI4.1 Hands on Training – includes Web Intelligence (ASUG Annual Conference Pre-Conference Session)


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  1. sunil kumar

    Hi Tammy

    Thanks for the post , These are the features i am waiting for long time 🙂 Thanks to SAP labs for listening to Developer ideas and customer Requirements

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