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Visual BI Extensions for Lumira 2.0 Webinar Recap

This was a webcast on Wednesday with SAP Mentor Ingo Hilgefort

I will try not to repeat what was already posted here

The usual disclaimer applies that things in the future are subject to change

Figure 1: Source: Visual BI

Figure 1 is an overview of the Visual BI extensions

Visual BI says they “Deliver dashboards quicker, faster, and better user experience”

Figure 2: Source: Visual BI

Figure 2 shows what is new in August – Context menu for charts, right click

Figure 3: Source: Visual BI

Figure 3 shows the ability to customize data labels using a text editor, a common question here on the community

Figure 4: Source: Visual BI

Use stylesheets for charts

Use templates – use Fiori style sheet

Figure 5: Source: Visual BI

Custom sort for data elements in waterfall charts is covered in Figure 5

Figure 6: Source: Visual BI

Choose if single or multi select, or default selection

Figure 7: Source: Visual BI

Color code facet filter – color what has been selected and what is possible to be selected

Figure 8: Source: Visual BI

Flow layer; to show movement between areas such as airplanes

Figure 9: Source: Visual BI

Can used SOAP based services, working on OData as well

Figure 10: Source: Visual BI

Trellis charts, sometimes called “multiples”, are offered.

Figure 11: Source: Visual BI


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Figure 12: Source: Visual BI

Activate a Pivot mode

Table – more Excel style interface – resize columns, sort columns independent of each other

Properties to context menu (from Demo)

Properties to customize data labels (from demo)

Table demo

Figure 16: Source: Visual BI

Yellow stars – delivered

Add a few more chart types

Bullet chart enhancements



Question and Answer

Q: does drill down chart work with universes?

A: none of the functionality is data independent; only one is hierarchy

Q: Does Lumira have access to Web Intelligence?

A: Lumira Designer 2.0 does not have access to WebI – it has access to HANA, BW, universe

Discovery – offline data source


I did not get all the Q&A.  I am sure the replay will be available.


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