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

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Reducing the number of query items

From the maintenance and documentation perspective, it is advisable to keep the number of query items in report query subjects to minimal. In this recipe, we will see some good practices to ensure this.

Getting ready

We will use the dimensional GO Sales (analysis) package for this recipe.

From Tools/Options, check the option of Alias member unique name and uncheck Delete unreferenced query objects.

Getting ready

How to do it...

In this recipe we will see how to use some useful options available in Cognos Report Studio. This can be helpful and will make the reports more clear. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. We will start ...

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