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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Creating a mouseover help text popup

This recipe shows how you can create a pop-up screen that is activated by making the mouse hover over a certain area of the dashboard. This can be handy if you want to add some minor information on a specific part of a dashboard.

Getting ready

No specific preparation is needed for this recipe. You can use any dashboard you already created or just start with an empty one. In this example, we are reusing the dashboard we created in the previous two recipes.

How to do it...

  1. Drag a Chart component (for example, a Pie Chart component) into the canvas. If you are using an existing dashboard, you can use one of the components of your dashboard instead.
  2. Drag a Label component found in the Selectors category into the canvas ...

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