In Cognos you can use a lot of Dimensional functions. Information about these functions can be found on:
You can download a zip-file here witch contains a PDF and a zip-file with examples.
The dimensional functions can be used with crosstab reports with for example year, quarter and sales facts.
A usefull example can be found on Youtube:
You want to display a mini chart in the row of a crosstab.
Create a crosstab report with for example: Product-line, year and sales. Continue reading
When you are working in report studio and you want to test a report, the windows that opens has a small size. You have to click on the top of the screen (maximize) to get a full size window. Continue reading
You have users in the organisation with different display resolution (800 x 600 and 1024 x 768) for the same Dashboard or report.
How can everyone have maximum screen size? Continue reading
In some other forum I came across a solution to add multiple values in a text box prompt.
Say you want to filter a report on:
DEPARTMENT in (‘A’,’B’,’C’) Continue reading