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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Using Query as a WebService (QaaWS)

Query as aWebService (QaaWS) is a small but powerful tool in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise portfolio that allows us to create a query on top of a SAP BusinessObjects Universe and publish its results as a Web Service. This recipe shows you how to create such a QaaWS and how to consume the data in Dashboard Design.

Getting ready

First you need a SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise installation (with server and client components installed). Also, you need a Universe that is connected to an underlying database.

How to do it...

  1. Open Query As A Web Service and log on to your SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise server. You can find this application in the BusinessObjects Enterprise Client Tools folder.
  2. Click the New Query ...

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