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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using the Query Browser

The Query Browser feature differs from the other data connection methods in that we can create a query from a Universe or a BEx Query without leaving SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards. Also, with Query Browser we can bind the result data not only to the spreadsheet but also directly to the components on the canvas.

Getting ready

Open a new SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards file and activate the Query Browser pane from the View menu. You will also need a SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform environment with a Universe that you want to connect to.

If you want to connect to a BEx Query, you need an OLAP Connection to a SAP BW system. In the recipe we will follow the workflow for the Universe. In the There's more... section of this recipe, ...

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