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SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook by Yoav Yahav

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Using input controls

Input controls are another type of filter that enable us to interact with the report data.

An input control performs as an interactive left-hand side panel, which can be created in various types that have a different look and feel as well as a different functionality.

We can use an input control to address the following tasks:

  • Applying a different look and feel to the filter—making filters more intuitive and easy to operate (using radio buttons, comboboxes, and other filter types)
  • Applying multiple values
  • Applying dynamic filters to measure values using input control components, such as spinners and sliders
  • Enabling a default value option and a custom list of values

Getting ready

In this example, we will filter several components ...

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