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SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook by Yoav Yahav

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Working with the Left Pane panels

The Left Pane panels are interactive panels that provide additional functionalities to the report and not just how to manipulate the data in it.

With the Left Pane report panels, the user can get important information regarding the report and query status, as we saw when we performed the drag-and-drop data tasks, and use advanced filters and navigate through the report structure.

Getting ready

We will explore the Left Pane panels' functionalities and options.

How to do it...

We will explore the Left Pane panels, starting from the top most one, as follows:

  • Document Summary: This provides the report's metadata, which is categorized into several topics discussed as follows:
    • General: This includes Type, Author, Creation ...

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