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Author's profile photo Ravikanth M

How to Refresh the Report for every “N” Seconds in Web Intelligence

Refresh the report for every N Seconds in Web Intelligence

Dear All,

This document will give you an Information about “How to Refresh the Report automatically for every N seconds” in SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence

First open the Web Intelligence Rich Client and select the source connection and select the objects into the Result Objects Panel

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Then Run Query, after generating the report click Save the report


After that, Just reopen that same report, Go to properties–> Documents –> Select REFRESH ON OPEN and save the report again.

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After that Go to Report Elements –> Cell–> Blank and Just drag and drop the Blank in to the report panel

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Select that blank and write the code like below:


  1. self.parent._askConfirmationBeforeClosingDoc=false;



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But in the above screen shot “n” is the number of seconds. So, depends on the requirement can change the “n” like below.

For this select 10 sec.

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After that go to the Blank Cell and right click and select Format cell

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Then, Go to Read content as and select HTML and apply

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Just save that report and close once. Again open that same report and will see: Every 10 sec it will refresh automatically.

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Ravikanth M

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hello Ravi,

      Good effort but this has been already shared by Rogerio Plank on below document.

      How to set a WEBI document to autorefresh each n seconds



      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      😉 😉 😉

      Author's profile photo Krishnaprasad MT
      Krishnaprasad MT

      Good one Ravi