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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Time-saving tips during dashboard development

Developing dashboards can be very tedious. So we wanted to provide you with a set of time-saving tips that will make your life a lot easier.

How to do it…

In this big How to do it… section we will cover all tips for this recipe.

Global Fonts

  1. It is always a best practice to use a Global Font. This way, the font is consistent throughout the dashboard. Each time a component is inserted into the dashboard, it will use the font set in the Global Fonts setting.
  2. To set a Global Font, click on File | Document Properties….
    Global Fonts

    Tip

    Note that the font should be available on the local machine of each dashboard user, otherwise ...

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