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How to Add Document links (Interlink WEBI reports) in SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence 4.0

How to Add Document links (Interlink WEBI reports) in SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence 4.0

Introduction:-

This document will explain all the steps required to add document links in your WEBI form.

Steps:-

  1. Open the WEBI form in BI launch Pad only in view mode.

   2.  Go to Report Elements tab and select blank cell and drag it into the form.

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  3. Type some text in the blank cell.

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4. Right Click on the cell and then go to Linking.

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5. Select the option Add Document Link.

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6. In the Edit Hyperlink prompt window, Browse and select the document for which you want to give the hyperlink.

7. You can edit Hyperlink Properties or Document Prompts as per your requirement.

8. In the Document format, select the desired format for your document.

9. Click Apply and then OK.

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10. Click on the link and the desired document will open in the new tab.

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Nice Blog.. Thanx a lot 🙂

      Author's profile photo Tanav Gupta
      Tanav Gupta
      Blog Post Author

      Thnx Supriya 🙂

      Author's profile photo WILLIAM MARCY
      WILLIAM MARCY

      Great Webi trick !

      You've been added to Webi 4.x tricks : summary for a better visibility. Keep posting !

      William

      Author's profile photo Tanav Gupta
      Tanav Gupta
      Blog Post Author

      Thnx William !!

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Great.

      I can't understand why is this functionality only in View mode. I always open the document through Modify and I thought that all Web Inteligence functionality is implemented through Modify.

      Do you know wether more functionality is available only in View mode?

      Thanks in advance

      Author's profile photo Tanav Gupta
      Tanav Gupta
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Jonas,

      I don't think there is any other functionality which is exclusive for View mode only.

      -Tanav

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Tanav,

      I have kept document link on my dashboard, whenever I click on it, it says " failed. Please check the logs or contact your  sap business objects administrator"

       

      Before positing this message, I have removed link, added it back again. It did not work.

       

      Dashboard has 16 charts, each chart has one hyperlink, this specific link did not working

       

       

      Any thoughts on this

       

       

       

       

       

      Author's profile photo Christine Pollhaus
      Christine Pollhaus

      Dear all, I also work with links but I need it a "different way". I want to have links in all cells of a column, linking to the reffering document in my application.

      Have built it in a report as suggested and the screen shows the correct link (see attachment) but it won't work... All I receive is a blank BI launch Pad but it does not show the document in a new window... What went wrong?

      Thanks for any advice. Best regards.

      Author's profile photo Ikram EL KHADJI
      Ikram EL KHADJI

      Hi Christine ,

       

      Please check the SAP Note: https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/0002269131

      You have some steps to do from CMC side to make it work .