One of the anoying things in Cognos 8.x was, when you export a report to Excel, that some grouped cells kept being grouped in Excel. So when a user wants to analyse data in Excel some data is missing (after ungrouping).
In Cognos 10 there is a property to solve this. Go to the report properties and deselect the option “Group repeating cells when exporting to Excel”
This article explain how I got Cognos Error RSV-VAL-0032 and solved it.
In a report I have a filter on Date From. It works with a DatePicker Prompt. Often the client wants to print the report or view in PDF. When the report is started and no Date From is chosen, the parameter p_date_from is empty. So when I show this parameter in the report it is empty.
To solve that I created a report expression with the following case:
When I ran a report in report studio following error occured:
RQP-DEF-0526 QueryReuse: the generated sql is not supported locally.
Using the query for a crosstab/list can give no errors but using the query for a chart gives the error. 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
I created a report in report studio with a crosstab in it. When I run the report in report studio it looks fine.
When I run the report in a dashboard the last column of the crosstab is truncated (it is half visible) Continue reading