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

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Working with the Data Deck

We saw how to use the Deck Control in the previous recipe. The Data Deck is another great control in IBM Active Reports that has a similar functionality as the Deck Control.

The Data Deck Control is used to automatically create a card for each data item value used to drive the Data Deck. Data Decks are useful if the number of cards is unknown due to changing data. Unlike Decks, Data Decks are generally used to display the same report data container for different contexts.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we will use the GO Data Warehouse (query) package.

Open the IBM Cognos Report Studio and select the GO Data Warehouse (query) package. Select the Active Report template and click on OK. This will open a new Active Report that ...

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