How do I create a report with Prompts in the Web Intelligence part of Web Reporter?

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Issue/Introduction

Description:

Prompts ask users to enter information. For Web Intelligence documents, this information may determine what data appears in the document. For example, in a document that is used by sales, there may be a prompt that asks the user to choose a region. When the user chooses a region, the document displays the results for that specific region instead of displaying the results for all of the regions in the document.

Solution:

To create a report with prompts in Web Intelligence

  1. Log on to the Infoview.

  2. Click main toolbar, New, Web Intelligence Document. The Web Reporter Universe displays in the right pane.

Example

To create a report that lets you to select SRM Servers and Computers

  1. Double-click on the attributes you want to see in your report in addition to SRM Server and Computer Name This will place them in the Results Object pane as shown below.

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    Figure 1

  2. Drag the required SRM Server and Name (Computer Name) attributes into Query Filters section.

  3. Right-click and select Prompt option.
    You can now change the text as per your requirement. In this case, it is changed to Select SRM Servers:.
  4. Click Run Query.
    The Prompts dialog opens with prompts shown for SRM Serves and Computer List.

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    Figure 2

  5. Click Refresh List.

    The list of items are refreshed.

  6. Select the required servers from total list

  7. Click Run Query.
    The selected servers will list out all the computers that belong to these servers.

  8. Select required Computer from the total list of computers and click Run Query to fetch the final report.

Environment

Release: BRMAPS20100-11.7-Storage Resource Manager-Application Server
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