Series of Blogs on Publishing Web Intelligence on SAP Mobile BI – Compatibility Analysis (1 of 5)
Though I have been using Web Intelligence and SAP Mobile BI platforms for a while, only recently did I set out to explore in depth on the extent to which Web Intelligence (WeBI) elements are compatible with SAP Mobile BI. I used Web Intelligence BI 4.0 SP5 and SAP Mobile BI version 4.4.18 Build 11 for this study, and reviewed the results on iPad 2. This will be a series of blogs explaining what elements of each menu item in Web Intelligence namely Report Element, Format, Data Access, Analysis and Page Setup are supported on SAP BI Mobile.
Following is a brief summary for the Report Element Tab:
|Vertical Table, Horizontal Table, Cross Table||Form|
Yes (http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-21184 to configure blank cells)
|Not visible on iPad if not configured|
|Pre-defined||Yes||Not visible on iPad if not configured|
Section and embedding of sections is supported
|Bar||Bar chart, stacked bar||100% stacked bar|
|Column||Column chart, stacked column chart, Combined column and line chart (if region type is explicitly specified)||Column Chart with Dual Value, , Combined column and line chart with dual axes, 100% stacked column chart, 3D Column chart|
|Line||Line chart||Line chart with dual axis, Area chart|
|Map||Tree Map, Heat Map|
|Pie||Pie chart||Pie with variable slice depth, Donut chart|
|Point||Bubble chart||Scatter chart, Polar scatter plot, Polar Bubble chart|
|Hyperlink||Yes||Both current and new target window takes to the browser; not able to go back to report without going back to the SAP BI app.|
6. TABLE LAYOUT
|Break, Header, Footer|
7. CELL BEHAVIORS
|Hide, Hide when Empty, Hide when <formula>||Page Break, Repeat||
1. If the report consists of more than one page
2. If the elements on the report canvas are arranged in a horizontal manner, then a
This blog will be followed by compatibility analysis for elements of other menu tabs of Web Intelligence.
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