Introduction to Business Objects - December

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Learning Centre, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

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Training for NSS National Services Scotland Public Health and Intelligence Employees Only.

Business Objects (Introduction)


This internal one day course covers Business Objects at an introductory level. It is designed to give new Business Objects users the comprehensive skills needed to create, analyse, and share documents.

Introduction to Business Objects

Course Content

1. Introducing Web Intelligence

Accessing corporate information with Web Intelligence.

Understanding the processes and core functionality of Web Intelligence.

2. Getting Started with InView

Setting general preferences.

Managing documents in InfoView.

Viewing a Web Intelligence document in InfoView.

Sharing documents.

3. Viewing Documents in InView

Setting viewing preferences.

Viewing non-Business Objects documents.

Refreshing and scheduling documents.

4. Creating Web Intelligence Documents

Getting new data with Web Intelligence.

Creating a new Web Intelligence document.

Working with query properties.

Modifying a document query.

5. Restricting Data Returned by a Query

Modifying a query with a predefined query filter.

Applying a single-value query filter.

Using prompts to restrict data.

Using complex filters.

6. Displaying Information

Working in the Java Report Panel.

Displaying data in tables and charts.

7. Enhancing the Presentation of Reports

Using breaks, calculations, sorts and report filters.

Using alerters to highlight information.

Organising a report into sections.

Copying data to other applications.

8. Formatting Reports

Working in the Java Report Panel

Displaying data in tables and charts

9. Creating Formulas and Variables

Using Formulas and variables in the Java Report Panel


Trainer – Gerry Mulvenna

  • Date: 16/12/2019
  • Venue: Learning Centre, Gyle
  • Time: 09:30-16:30

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