Official Product Tutorials – SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.x

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Key Concepts

  • NEW for 4.1 SP6 Concept: What's new in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 SP6 (1:07)     video
  • Concept: What's new in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 (5:06)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Concept: What's new in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Feature Pack 3 (2:33)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 SP5  Concept: What's new in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 SP5 (0:41)     video
  • NEW for 4.1  Concept: What's new in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 (2:08)     video
  • Concept: Navigate the interface (3:20)     video
  • Concept: Create a dashboard (2:45)     video
  • Concept: Use selectors (1:51)     video
  • Concept: Make components visible based on conditions (1:45)     video
  • Concept: Set up alerts (1:57)     video

Getting Started

  • Change the layout of the interface (3:18)     video
  • Define the canvas size or global font for a dashboard (1:35)     video
  • Set preferences for all dashboards (2:29)     video
  • Open a dashboard (0:55)     video
  • Import an Excel spreadsheet (1:39)     video
  • Add a component to the canvas (3:21)     video
  • Create a dashboard based on a template (1:56)     video
  • Resize the canvas (1:10)     video
  • Preview a dashboard (1:08)     video
  • Save a dashboard (0:52)     video
  • Save a dashboard to the BI platform (1:33)     video
  • Export a dashboard (1:49)     video

Connecting to Data Sources

  • Connect to a universe with the Query Browser (3:01)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Connect to an SAP BW BEx query using the Query Browser (3:12)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Connect to an OLAP universe using the Query Browser (3:00)     video
  • Bind a query to the embedded spreadsheet (3:27)     video
  • Bind a query directly to a component (1:37)     video
  • Manage query prompts (2:04)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Manage query prompts for hierarchical data in OLAP universes (2:48)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Manage query prompts for hierarchical data in BEx queries (3:57)     video
  • Connect to a web service (3:11)     video
  • Connect to a new XML definition (3:44)     video
  • Connect to an external interface (6:33)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Create a Web Dynpro Flash Island connection (5:24)     video

Working with Charts

  • Display a range of data in a chart (2:48)       video
  • Customize a chart (3:55)      video
  • NEW for 4.1 SP5  Display a pie chart as a donut chart and detach the selected segment (0:53)     video

Working with Other Components

  • Display a single value on a dashboard (3:19)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Display hierarchical data in a dashboard (2:29)     video
  • NEW for 4.0 FP3  Configure a jump destination (1:58)     video
  • Customize a component (1:32)     video
  • Add a graphic to a dashboard (1:02)     video
  • Group components in a container (2:24)     video
  • Add text to a dashboard (1:32)     video
  • Add a hyperlink to a dashboard (1:24)     video
  • Add a hyperlink to open a document in the BI platform (2:40)     video

Setting up Interactive Elements

  • Change the data that displays based on user selection (4:33)     video
  • Select an image to filter data in a dashboard (4:12)     video
  • Select a region on a map to filter data in a dashboard (3:35)     video
  • Select an item in a chart to filter data in a dashboard (2:17)     video
  • Select an item in a table to filter the data in a dashboard (3:02)     video
  • Make components visible based user selection (3:43)     video

Applying Formatting

  • Set up alerts (1:52)     video
  • Change the appearance of components in a dashboard (1:24)     video
  • Change the color scheme for components in a dashboard (2:10)     video
  • Change the formatting for text on a dashboard (1:57)     video
  • Localize date, number, and currency formats (2:36)     video
  • Define translation settings (1:27)     video
  • NEW for 4.1  Apply dynamic positioning and sizing to components (1:13)     video

Creating Dashboards for SAP BusinessObjects Mobile

  • NEW for 4.0 SP5  Save a dashboard for access in SAP BusinessObjects Mobile (2:44)     video

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