SAP Lumira 1.29 Question & Answer
See blog: What’s New in SAP Lumira 1.29 (Summary)
From SAP: “SAP please note forward looking statements are subject to change”
Below is the Question & Answer – please note this is a document so feel free to edit
Q: I remember in a roadmap deck prior to 1.29 stating no need for ESRI licensing in a future version. This did not appear to make it into 1.29 – Is it still planned in a future version, if so, can you say which?
A: ESRI is now packaged in Lumira
Q: Is it possible to upload dataset to Lumira Cloud with 1.29?
A: That is not possible with 1.29
If you would like to continue using Lumira Cloud, you will need to have 1.28 installed
You can have 1.28/1.29 installed on same desktop (following these instructions) and then use 1.28 to deploy to Lumira Cloud Deploying two editions of SAP Lumira desktop on… | SCN
Q: Does the formula dialog is close to webi formula
A: Lumira formulas are similar to those for Webi but are not exactly similar in scope
Q: can you apply conditional formatting to measures/dimensions not in a chart ?
A: you can apply conditional formatting outside of charts
Q: Does anyone know if the latest version of Lumira supports microcharts or sparklines?
A: microcharts are available via Lumira open-source extensions Lumira – Open Source Visualization Extensions
for each user you would have to install extensions individually
Q: Can I change the data source in this version?
A: you can change connections in the connection folder (available in previous versions)
Q: Can I publish stories in Lumira Cloud in 1.29 version?
Q: can refresh server docs based on unv universes ?
A: currently unx refresh only on servers
Q: when will be Lumira Server for BI Platform be available on LINUX?
A: Support for Linux is in the roadmap..we are working on providing it
Q: Allowed on both LS4BIP and LS4T?
A: extension support is now available on both LS4T/BIP servers
Q: Universe query Panel and BW connectivity also available in BI server AD-on?
A: UNX and BW extensions were supported on LS4BIP/LS4T from 1.25 & 1.28 respectively
Q: In the Compose Room, are there plans to add a ‘ranage’ input control? I.e. a ‘range slider’ to filter on measures?
A: We are working on including filter on measures in the product, this should include the range filter as well
Q: can someone please share the link to access and download the auditing schema built for bi platform
A: the link to auditing content by Matt Shaw on scn Unlock the Auditing database with a new Universe and Web Intelligence Documents for BI4.1/BI4.2
Q can the input controls be sized to not use so much space
A: you should be able to resize the input controls manually
Q: when will prepare room functionality be added to server version?
A: we are planning on providing the Prepare capability in the browser in H1’16
SAP please note forward looking statements are subject to change
Q: Will Share be removed ?
A: redundant, planned: Share tab is planned to removed in 1.30
Q: Lumira 1.29 for 64x and 32x
A: Lumira is 64-bit only
There is no 32bit version past 1.25
Q: does this mean a .lums can be run on an adhoc basis by user and it shows only the company code the user is suppoed to see in BW (assuming report is on BW)
A: Yes uses BW authorization principal
Q: When is 1.30 expected?
A: 1.30 is currently in planning, we expect it in Q1’16 again maybe subject to change
Q: Any way to copy to pages in a story board to make minor modifications
A: copy paste is one of the items in the backlog
Q: Row limit Lumira
A: Think it’s 30 million cells that you get the warning
Q: When Lumira 1.29 will be available for installation on BI Platform?
A: LS for BIP is available now on SMP
Q: There was a question about Mobile BI with Lumira
A: if you are installing LS4BIP 1.29 for the 1st time on your server, the MOBI is supported once you select the mobile component in the installer
Q: scheduling – is there get latest instance by default (smart view) setup available?
A: Not yet
Q: Can Lumira 1.29 talk directly to HANA without UNX?
A: you can use HANA ONLINE / OFFLINE and also JDBC
Q: when do you plan to migrate Explorer to lumira?
A: no migration; feature-fit gap narrowing, bookmarks similar to exploration views, not deprecated
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