Last month SAP’s Ya-Chi Lu provided this webcast to ASUG. I covered the slides in this blog.
She also provided a demo of the features which I review below.
Figure 1: Source: SAP
Figure 1 shows an alphabetic sorted list box, sort according to description – this feature is not there in 1.0 version.
Figure 2: Source: SAP
Figure 2 shows the capability for currency conversion.
Figure 3: Source: SAP
Figure 3 shows the combination chart and the capability to mouse-over to see the details
Figure 4: Source: SAP
Figure 4 shows the waterfall chart, which is new in the 1.1 version
Figure 5: Source: SAP
Figure 5 shows the metadata
See when data was last uploaded, the refresh data, today’s date
Figure 6: Source: SAP
Clicking the “I” provides more information, who has created the application, which InfoProviders are used.
Figure 7: Source: SAP
Why such bad sales in 2006 as shown in Figure 7? She can jump to another application to learn why.
Figure 8 shows the result of jumping to figure, taking int account the parameters passed from Figure 7.
Figure 9: Source: SAP
Figure 9 shows the “two dots” which means she has two pages. This is new functionality in 1.1
Figure 10: Source: SAP
Figure 10 shows the crosstab is manipulated with the CSS style
In the next blog I hope to show the design time features for 1.1 version. On an EMEA webinar today, I learned that registration for the SDK beta program for Design Studio be handled here on the SAP Community Network, either later this month or some time next month.
Also for a great application of Design Studio, please see this application by SAP’s Joanna Denford
If you are interested in more, SAP Design Studio will be covered at ASUG Annual Conference – SAP’s Ingo Hilgefort will provide a hands-on session as part of the ASUG Pre-Conference SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 with SAP BW and SAP ERP: Everything You Need in One Day.