Mouseover text on cognos list header

When you want to show some explanatory text on a mouseover on a list header you can use the following solution:

1. Unlock the report

2. Drag a HTML item before the header text item

3. Add the HTML: <span title=”Text to show on hoover”>

4. Drag a HTML item after the header text item

5. Add the HTML: </span>

6. Lock the report

Run the report to see the result.

Group rows in cognos report list


When you create a standard table in a report you can have double rows with the same data


In Cognos it is possible to group these rows


Follow the next steps to group the rows in the table

1. Select the column in the table witch you want to group


2. Choose in Report Studio –> Structure –> Group/degroup


3. The result in the table after that:


4. Next run the report and the result looks like: