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IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook - Second Edition by Abhishek Sanghani, Ahmed Lashin

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Showing images dynamically (traffic light report)

In Chapter 2, Advanced Report Authoring, we created a report in the Formatting negative values recipe. This report shows the month-on-month difference in sales quantity.

Business wants to give this report a "dashboard" look by putting traffic light images (red, yellow, and green) in each row based on whether there is a rise in sales or a fall.

Getting ready

We will use the report based on the Formatting negative values recipe in Chapter 2, Advanced Report Authoring for this recipe.

Open that report in Cognos Report Studio and save a copy with a new name.

Tip

Please note that you will need administrator rights on the Cognos server to complete this recipe. If the server is installed on your personal machine, ...

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