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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Dynamic XY positioning and sizing of components

The ability to move components around dynamically as well as changing their size is a useful feature new to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1. For example, there may be a case where the placement of a chart is different depending on user selection. Instead of having to duplicate the chart, you can change its XY positioning.

Note

Although dynamic XY positioning and sizing is a great feature, not all components support this. There is a trick that we will show you so that you can take advantage of dynamic XY positioning. However, it will not work for dynamic sizing.

The following components support both dynamic XY positioning and sizing:

  • Background
  • Image Component
  • Rectangle
  • Ellipse
  • Horizontal Line
  • Vertical ...

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