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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using alerts in a Scorecard

With the Scorecard component, we can easily create scorecard KPIs with the ability to insert a user-desired alert / trending icon in any column of the scorecard.

Using alerts in a Scorecard

In this recipe, we will go through an example of using the Scorecard component to show a table of values, a threshold indicator that will determine whether the current month's sales meet the threshold or not, and a trend indicator that shows whether the current month's sales have risen/fallen compared to the previous month's sales.

Getting ready

Set up your data as follows. We have a list of regions, current month sales, previous month sales, and sales threshold. ...

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