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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1

(SAP BI RELATED DATA)

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To Implement the Business Object Report on the top of the SAP BI info cube/Bex query Our aim is to create the Universe on the top of the sap bi info cubes/Bex queries. After creating the universe, we create the WEBI report based on universes.

DATA FLOW FOR BO

the universe, we create the WEBI report based on universes. DATA FLOW FOR BO E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com

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UNIVERSE

Universe is a semantic layer, we create the webi report on the top of the sap bi infocubes/Bex queries, it is the interface between the info provider (cubes,Bex queries) to webi report. Observe the below screen shots.

START- ALL PROGRAMS-- BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 .DESIGNER

screen shots. START- ALL PROGRAMS-- BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 .DESIGNER E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 3

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide GOTO FILE NEW E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 5

GOTO FILE NEW

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Our aim is to create the UNIVERSE on the top

Our aim is to create the UNIVERSE on the top of the BEX query. Give the name and description of the universe. Here connection text box is there, this is used to connect the any source System (like sap client).

GOTO NEW CONNECTION-

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide GOTO NEXT E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 7

GOTO NEXT

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide In this window connection type and connection name, it must

In this window connection type and connection name, it must be mandatory.

CONNECTION TYPES

3 TYPES OF CONNECTIONS IS THERE I.e.

1. Secure

2. Shared (may not export to the repository (CMS))

3. Personal (may not export to the repository (CMS))

We must be used secure connection only, because except this (secure connect) it may not export to the repository

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Select the SAP CLIENT ,give the connection type and connection name proceed to next

the connection type and connection name proceed to next In the above window give the SAP

In the above window give the SAP USERNAME, PASSWORD, and CLIENTAPPLICATION SERVER NAME etc….

Where you find these all, observer the next screen

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Enter the USERID, PASSWORD and CLIENT etc … E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com

Enter the USERID, PASSWORD and CLIENT etc

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide CLICK ON NEXT BUTTON It will display the all the

CLICK ON NEXT BUTTON It will display the all the INFOCUBES and BEx queries.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide By default all the info cubes available in the $INFOCUBE

By default all the info cubes available in the $INFOCUBE folder, but Bexqueries will not displayed directly. We must click on the query properties ALLOW EXTERNAL ACCES TO THIS QUERY.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide G O TO QUERY PROPERTIES - ADVANCED tab, click on

GO TO QUERY PROPERTIES - ADVANCED tab, click on the allow external access to this query.

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CREATE THE UNIVERSE ON THE TOP OF THE SAP BEx

QUERY(ZSAL_IC_Q00001).

SELCT THE required query(ZSAL_IC_Q00001). CLICK ON NEXT.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide In the above screen all the SAP BEx queries displayed

In the above screen all the SAP BEx queries displayed as separate folder.

All the info cubes displayed in the $info cube folder.

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Now we create the universe on Bexquery, so we select the query, and click on next.

on Bexquery, so we select the query, and click on next. Then click on the finish

Then click on the finish button.

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Now check the connection, we given user id, password and client etc is correct or not, if all the credentials is correct ,the server may be responding, else not responding.

is correct ,the server may be responding, else not responding. Click on ok. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 17

Click on ok.

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After click on ok button this screen will be displayed. In the business objects terminology all the characteristics and key figures as classes and objects.

Naming conversion between SAP BI vs. SAP BO

SAP BI

SAP BO

1.Infoobjects(characteristics, key figures, attributes)

1.Objects(Dimensions, detailed objects, measures)

2.Charactersticks

2.Dimensions

3.Key figure

3.Measures

4.Attributes and Navigational attributes

4.Detailed objects

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Comparison between UNIVERSE vs. SAP BEx Query/Info cube (See the

Comparison between UNIVERSE vs. SAP BEx Query/Info cube (See the next screen).

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SAP BI

SAP BO

1.Infoobject –Characteristics

1.Object-Dimension(blue color)

Ex:-Material

Ex-Material(sub class)

L00 Material

L01 Material

L00 refers to the ,it will give the aggregated information in the query level.

L01 refers to the ,it will give the detailed information in the query Level.

2.Infoobject-Keyfigure

2.Object-Measure

Ex:-Revenue

Ex:- Revenue(sub class)

Revenue

Revenue unit

Revenue formatted value

Revenue=1000

Revenue=1000

Revenue unit=1000 USD Revenue Formatted value=1000$

(Must be maintained in the source system)

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We observe the above screen, under the each dimension we observer the detailed object (green color) Like Attribute and Navigational attribute in the SAP BI. Next go to file menu. SAVE ALL.

in the SAP BI. Next go to file menu. SAVE ALL. Save under the Repository folder.

Save under the Repository folder.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Next export to the repository. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 24

Next export to the repository.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide It will ask the where we want to export to,

It will ask the where we want to export to, all user/administrator. All users means this universe sharable all the users within the organization. Administrator means this universe available only who as working as administrator within the organization. (See the next screen)

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Next click on OK button. Then it will be exported

Next click on OK button. Then it will be exported to the Repository (CMS).

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CREATING THE UNIVERSE ON THE TOP OF THE INFO CUBE

Start-- All programs---- Business object enterprise-- Click on Designer

Start-- All programs---- Business object enterprise-- Click on Designer E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 28

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After click on the Designer, the below window will be displayed.

click on the Designer, the below window will be displayed. Enter the USERID & PASSWORD and

Enter the USERID & PASSWORD and click on ok.

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File-- new universe.

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Enter the universe name and Description

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Enter the universe name and Description E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 31

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Click on the new connection

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New connection wizard will be appear

OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide New connection wizard will be appear GOTO NEXT E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 33

GOTO NEXT

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Select the sap client.

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the sap client. Give the connection name and type

Give the connection name and type

CONNECTION TYPES

3 TYPES OF CONNECTIONS IS THERE I.e.

1. Secure

2. Shared (may not export to the repository (CMS))

3. Personal (may not export to the repository (CMS))

We must be used secure connection only, because except this (secure connect) it may not export to the repository.

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Click on the next, below window will be displayed.

XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the next, below window will be displayed . E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the next button. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 36

Click on the next button.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the $info cube folder. Select the required info cube.

Select the $info cube folder. Select the required info cube.

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Select the ZSAL_IC info cube.

OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the ZSAL_IC info cube. Click on the next. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com

Click on the next.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Then finish. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 39

Then finish.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Test the connection, we given userid and password correct or

Test the connection, we given userid and password correct or not, if it is correct the server may be responding.

Then click ok

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Drilldown the all the classes and objects. Comparing the UNIVERSE

Drilldown the all the classes and objects.

Comparing the UNIVERSE and INFOCUBE. We observe the below screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide . The differences between SAP BO (classes, objects) and SAP

.

The differences between SAP BO (classes, objects) and SAP BI(info objects and characteristics and key fig) . Already mentioned in the previous topics.

After that SAVEALL and Export to the repository.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Till now we have discussed about creating the UNIVERSE on

Till now we have discussed about creating the UNIVERSE on the top of the INFOCUBES and BEx queries.

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UNIVERSE PARAMETERS

1. Definition

2. Summary

3. Strategies

4. Controls

5. SQL

6. Links

7. Parameters

We discuss the universe parameters one by one. Click on the parameter button.

parameters one by one. Click on the parameter button. After click on the parameter button, below

After click on the parameter button, below window will be displayed.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Under the Definition tab, we DESCRIPTION of the universe .

Under

the

Definition

tab,

we

DESCRIPTION of the universe.

mentioned

the

NAME

and

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Under the summary tab ,all information of the universe will

Under the summary tab ,all information of the universe will be displayed i.e. No of classes, objects condition joins and hierarchy etc………In the universe. It will be display the all the information of the universe.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide The strategies tab enabled, when we creating universe on the

The strategies tab enabled, when we creating universe on the RDBMS tables, in our case study it will not enables because we create the universe on the top of the SAP CUBES and BEX queries.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Under the control tab, Limited size of the row, limited

Under the control tab, Limited size of the row, limited execution time and limited size of the long text displayed to. All information will be displayed by default.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide The SQL tab will be display the allow use of

The SQL tab will be display the allow use of the sub queries, allow complex operations in the subquery, we check this check boxes as per our requirement.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide The main use of the LINK tab, to add the

The main use of the LINK tab, to add the multiple universes in this universe as per our requirement Like MULTIPROVIDE and INFOSET in the SAP BI.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide The PARAMETER tab will display the all information will be

The PARAMETER tab will display the all information will be displayed Ex:- auto update query automatically etc……

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WEB INTELLIGENCE

In previous session we discussed, creating the universe on the top of the SAP INFOCUBES and SAP BExqueries. In this session we creating the Ad-Hoc reports by using the Web Intelligence\ Web Intelligence Rich Client \ Desktop Intelligence.

Differences between These Three tools

DESKTOP

WEB INTELLIGENCE RICH CLIENT

WEB

INTELLIGENCE(DESKI)

INTELLIGENCE(WEBI)

1. Offline Tool.

1. Offline Tool.

1. Online Tool.

2. Need to install in client

2. Need to install in client

2. It access over web.

mission.

mission.

3.

Must be export to the

3.

Must be export to the

3. By default saves under

Repository (CMS).

Repository (CMS).

the repository (CMS).

4.

Saves under the local

4.

Saves under the local

4.

Saves under the

system as well as Repository (CMS).

system as well as Repository (CMS).

Repository (CMS) Only.

5.SOURCE DATA:- Flat files, Database tables, XML, And Universes etc….

5.SOURCE DATA:- Flat files, Database tables, XML, And Universes etc…

5.SOURCE DATA:

Universes only

6.

Reports are saves with

6.

Reports are saves with

6.

Reports are saves with

extension “.rep”.

extension “.wid”.

extension “.wid”.

7.There are no optional prompts in DESKI.

7.There are optional prompts in WEBI RICH CLIENT

7.There are optional prompts in WEBI

8.

Can be open

8.

Can be open with/without

8.Can be open Through info view only.

With/without info view.

info view.

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WEB INTELLIGENCE FUNCTIONALITIES

FORMATED REPORTS. CROSSTAB REPORTS. SESSION REPORTS. VERTICAL REPORTS. HORIZONTAL REPORTS. MERGEING DIMENSIONS. MERGING REPORTS. BREAKINGS. ALERTS. RANKINGS. SCHEDULING THE REPORT. VARIABLES. SORT.

The above functionalities very user friendly compared to query designer in the SAP BI. Some variable processing types may not be worked in web intelligence They are customer exit and replacement path. Our aim creating the WEBI reports on the top of the universe. WEBI Can be open Through info view only.

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How to open info view?

START-- All Programs-- Business Objects XI 3.1- Business objects Enterprise---- Business objects Enterprise Java infoview. see the below screen

objects Enterprise Java infoview. see the below screen Click on the Business object Enterprise Java infoview

Click on the Business object Enterprise Java infoview

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After that login screen will be opened E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 57

After that login screen will be opened

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Give the required USERID and PASSWORD then click on to

Give the required USERID and PASSWORD then click on to LOG ON button. Observe the next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the NEW option Select the Web Intelligence Document

Click on the NEW option Select the Web Intelligence Document

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the web Intelligence Document. After click on the

Click on the web Intelligence Document. After click on the web Intelligence Document, all the universes will be displayed. The Displayed universes saved under the Repository (CMS).

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the required universe and click on it. After click

Select the required universe and click on it. After click on it web Intelligence new document will be displayed.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Query Editor will be opened, in the query editor all

Query Editor will be opened, in the query editor all the required DATA(classes and objects) and option panel (Result objects and Query filter ) is available.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Drag and drop the required objects (dimensions, detailed objects and

Drag and drop the required objects (dimensions, detailed objects and measures) to the Result objects panel. Here each object(Dimension =characteristic)will be converted into the two formats they are, EX:-MATERIAL will convert in to L00MATERIAL and

L01MATERIAL.

L00MATERIAL gives the aggregated result. L01MATERIAL gives the detailed result. Run query. Observe the above query, we gives the aggregated objects (Observe the result in the next screen).

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THE SHOWS AGGREGATE LEVEL OF INFORMATION

3.1 Beginner Guide THE SHOWS AGGREGATE LEVEL OF INFORMATION The above output of the query displays

The above output of the query displays the all the aggregated information. We takes the objects as input SALESDOCUMENT NUMBER, MATERIAL GROUP and MATERIAL The output display the ALLSALESDOCUMENT NUMBER, ALL MATERIAL GROUP and ALL MATERIAL.

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TAKE L00 RELATED OBJECTS

OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide TAKE L00 RELATED OBJECTS Drag and drop the required Objects (Dimensions,

Drag and drop the required Objects (Dimensions, Measures, Detailed objects) in to result object panel. Click on the run query. Observe the output; it will give the detailed level of information. Observe the next screen.

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THE SHOWS DETAILED LEVEL OF INFORMATION

3.1 Beginner Guide THE SHOWS DETAILED LEVEL OF INFORMATION We observe the above output, it will

We observe the above output, it will give the detailed level of information. Summary of the above 3 pages, we will take the objects (ex:-L00Material,L01Material) as per user requirement. Ex:-End user wants to give the Detailed level of information in the report, we choose the L00Related objects, other wise user want to the aggregated level information in the report, we choose the L01Related objects

Next we discuss the Web Intelligence Functionalities, these functionalities listed in the earlier.

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Formatted Reports: Formatted report means we design the reports for end- users LOOK and FEEL, it means set the report Background color and put the company logos, Images, page numbers and set the report header and footer. We discuss one by one.

and set the report header and footer. We discuss one by one. We observe the above

We observe the above unformatted report, the end-user can’t satisfied these types of reports, so we Put the report title. HOW? Double click on the Report Title.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the Report Title, Text box will be

After click on the Report Title, Text box will be appeared, and type the report title as per end-user requirement. EX:-Report Title is SALES REPORT To increase the text size of the Report Title. Click on the properties button ,it will display the all the properties of the query Observe the next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide GOTO PROPERTIES-- TEXT FORMAT/TOOLBAR SELECT FONT NAME AND SIZE Select

GOTO PROPERTIES-- TEXT FORMAT/TOOLBAR SELECT FONT NAME AND SIZE Select the required font and size of the text Observe the next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide User wants to set the background color to my report.

User wants to set the background color to my report. How to set the background color to the report body footer, header etc………? Go to Properties --- Background color.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Here two types of colors is there :- 1. Default

Here two types of colors is there :-

1. Default color.

2. Custom color.

Set the color as per our requirement. Our requirement to put the company logo in the report. How to put the LOGO/Image in the report? Go to --- Properties--- Background image.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide When we click on the Background image property--- Background color

When we click on the Background image property--- Background color image window will be displayed, here there are four options is they are, NONE (no background image in the report) . SKINS (Supplied by Business Objects predefine Skins). IMAGE FROM URL (Import the image/logo from the web). IMAGE FROM FILE (Import the image/logo from the local system). Choose the image as per our requirement.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Choose the logo from Skin (Observe the above output). Next

Choose the logo from Skin (Observe the above output).

Next user wants to insert the page numbers in the report footer. How to insert the page numbers? Go to Template tab. In the template tab BUSINESS OBJECTS provides the some standard templates,I.e. Formula and text cells, page number cells

.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Drag and drop the required pre-defined cells to page footer.

Drag and drop the required pre-defined cells to page footer.

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Click on ok and run query.

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THE OUTPUT OF THE FORMATED REPORT

XI 3.1 Beginner Guide THE OUTPUT OF THE FORMATED REPORT Still now we discuss about WEBI

Still now we discuss about WEBI functionality-formatted report, it means we design the report LOOK and FELL(set the background color, put the company logo and report title to the report header, and insert the pager numbers, and increase the font size of the text as per end-user requirement.

Suppose we want to see the summary of the report, The BUSINESS OBJECTS introducing the some standard TEMPLATES, simply Drag and drop the required template to the query panel, it will displays the summary of the query.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide It will displays the name of the query, parent Universe

It will displays the name of the query, parent Universe name, last refresh date and time, query execution time, number of rows in the query and results objects in the query. Next we discuss other functionality i.e. Report types: Cross tab report, Vertical report, Horizontal report, Section report, Form and Breaking the report, we discuss the one by one.

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HORIZONTAL TABLE

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide HORIZONTAL TABLE Here we have two options is there ,to

Here we have two options is there ,to convert the normal report to our required report, one is pre-defined templates ,other is go to the report body right click on the report--- click on TURN TO Select the required report format.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window

After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window will be displayed. Select the required format(Horizontal table) Click on ok. Observe the output next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We get the required output. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 82

We get the required output.

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VERTICAL TABLE

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide VERTICAL TABLE Right click on the report--- click on TURN

Right click on the report--- click on TURN TO.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window

After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window will be displayed. Select the required format(Vertical Table) Click on ok. Observe the output next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We get the required output. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 85

We get the required output.

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CROSS TAB TABLE

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide CROSS TAB TABLE Right click on the report--- click on

Right click on the report--- click on TURN TO.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window

After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window will be displayed. Select the required format (Crosstab Table). Click on ok. Observe the output next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We get the required output. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 88

We get the required output.

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FORM TABLE

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide FORM TABLE Right click on the report--- click on TURN

Right click on the report--- click on TURN TO.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window

After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window will be displayed. Select the required format (FORM TABLE). Click on ok. Observe the output next screen.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We get the required output. E-Mail: nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com 91

We get the required output.

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INSERT BREAK TO THE REPORT

OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide INSERT BREAK TO THE REPORT Select the report structure. Go to

Select the report structure. Go to toolbar click on the Insert/Remove Break.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the Insert/Remove Break, it will be converted

After click on the Insert/Remove Break, it will be converted into Breaking the report (observe the above screen).

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SECTION REPORT

BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide SECTION REPORT In the report structure, select the required cell

In the report structure, select the required cell .Drag and drop to the above (observe the screen shot). It will convert in to Section report.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After drop the calendar year cell to the above of

After drop the calendar year cell to the above of the report structure, it will be converted in to section report.

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CHARTS-GRAPHS

We place the CHARTS/GRAPHS in the report with table contents. How to insert the CHARTS/GRAPHS in to our report. GO to report body. Right click on the report--- click on TURN TO.

body. Right click on the report--- click on TURN TO. After click on the TURN TO

After click on the TURN TO option, TURN TO window will be displayed.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the required Graph/Chart (vertical Bar/Line). Click on ok. Observer

Select the required Graph/Chart (vertical Bar/Line). Click on ok. Observer the output (next screen).

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To get the required output.

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Suppose we see the structure of the report. Go to toolbar Click on the VIEW STRUCTURE.

the report. Go to toolbar Click on the VIEW STRUCTURE. After click on it. It will

After click on it. It will give the structure of the report. Observe the next screen.

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I want to see again result of the structure, click on to the VIEW RESULT.

again result of the structure, click on to the VIEW RESULT. After click on view result.

After click on view result.

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It will display the result of the report. Observe the screenshot.

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Another Webi functionality is the SORT. By using the sorting we can sort the records as per our requirement. Business Objects provides some standard sorting functions.

The ascending and descending sort is only applicable for the Measures (Numeric values). The custom sort is only for Dimensions(Characteristics). We discuss one by one.

They are Ascending, Descending and custom sort.

one by one. They are Ascending, Descending and custom sort. We select the SORT option in

We select the SORT option in two ways, one is direct button in the

tool bar

option in two ways, one is direct button in the tool bar ,another is right click

,another is right click on the report select Sort, And

select the Ascending/Descending as per our requirement. In our example we select the Ascending.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the ascending, all the records arrange in

After click on the ascending, all the records arrange in to Ascending order. Next is the descending order.Rightclick-- Sort--- Descending -- ok

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on the Descending, all the records arrange in

After click on the Descending, all the records arrange in to descending order. Next SORT is custom sort, this is only applicable for Dimensions (characteristics). Right click-- Sort--- Custom Sort-- ok.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on it. Custom sort window will be appeared.

After click on it. Custom sort window will be appeared.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Arrange the records as per our requirement. Click on ok.

Arrange the records as per our requirement. Click on ok.

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Next we discuss another functionality-Variable editor. By using the variable editor, we can customize the Objects (Measures) as per our requirement by using the conditions and mathematical functions like formula in SAP BI.

and mathematical functions like formula in SAP BI. . After click on this button, variable editor
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After click on this button, variable editor will be displayed.

Go to toolbar Click on

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide In the variable editor, give the variable name and qualification

In the variable editor, give the variable name and qualification of the variable (means it act as either Measure/dimension). In the formula editor, write the formula by using the data, functions and operators. Click on ok.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on ok. New object available in the data

After click on ok. New object available in the data panel. How to place these object in to report, without editing the query?

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Right click on the report-- insert insert column to the

Right click on the report-- insert insert column to the left/ insert column to the right/ insert column to the top/ insert column to the bottom. If we want place the column in the right side click on OK.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Directly drag and drop the required object to blank column.

Directly drag and drop the required object to blank column.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After drop the required object all the blank cells will

After drop the required object all the blank cells will be filled with the required object.

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Next we discussed another functionality ,i.e. ALERTS

Guide Next we discussed another functionality ,i.e. ALERTS The alert is another WEBI functionality with which

The alert is another WEBI functionality with which you can highlight the cells in the query output if the value beyond the threshold mentioned in the alert definition. For example, you want to create a report that will highlight the cells in the query output in green if the Revenue value is more than 10.00,0000 INR ,and in red if revenue value is less than 10.00,0000INR.This visualization can be achieved using ALERTS in the query.

HOW to insert the ALERTS in the query (observe the next screen).

Click on the ALERTS in the toolbar red circle).

screen). Click on the ALERTS in the toolbar red circle). (observe the above screen with E-Mail:

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After click on it ALERT EDITOR will be open, give

After click on it ALERT EDITOR will be open, give the alert name and description. Choose the Filtered object, Operator, Operands and formatted color. We will give the sub alerts also.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide FILTERED Operator Operands Format(color) object/Cell REVENUE

FILTERED

Operator

Operands

Format(color)

object/Cell

REVENUE

Greater than

10000000

GREEN

REVENUE

Less than

9999999

RED

After Click on OK button. OUTPUT of the query, observe the next page.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We observe the above output of the query as per

We observe the above output of the query as per our requirement. The ALERT functionality is like EXCEPTIONS in SAP BEx Query Designer. Next we discuss another WEBI functionality-RANKING.

To observe the ranking button on toolbar

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Ranking is used to find top or bottom ‘n’ no

Ranking is used to find top or bottom ‘n’ no of records based on applied group or section. Before applying this option the report must be applied using Breaks/Sections. Web intelligence sorts the data as part of applying ranking. After click on the ranking-- add ranking. Ranking editor will be displayed.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Web intelligence provides some ranking parameters, they are 1. Count.

Web intelligence provides some ranking parameters, they are

1. Count.

2. Percentage.

3. Cumulative sum.

4. Cumulative Percentage.

After click on ok. Result will be displayed as per our requirement.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide It displays the top 3 revenues by calendar year wise.

It displays the top 3 revenues by calendar year wise.

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Next we discuss another functionality-FILTERS and PROMPTS. How to do the filers and prompts in the report?

PROMPTS. How to do the filers and prompts in the report? Go to Edit Query mode.

Go to Edit Query mode. Drag and drop the required objects to the Query filter panel and drilldown it. Choose the Constant/values from list/prompt. Constant means enter the constant value, it will displayed the constant value in the report output. Values from list means we will select the required values before run the query (static report). Prompts mean we will select the required values after running the query (dynamic reports). We will discuss one by one.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the VALU(S) FROM LIST, double click on it. E-Mail:

Select the VALU(S) FROM LIST, double click on it.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the required values and click on ok button. The

Select the required values and click on ok button. The list of values editor will be displayed before run the query.

Next-- Run query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Next we discuss the Prompts option, it is the dynamic

Next we discuss the Prompts option, it is the dynamic selection of the report. After running the query, it will display the Prompts window. Users dynamically select the required values (LIKE VARIABLES IN THE SAP BEx query).

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide . After running the query, Prompt selection will be displayed.
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After running the query, Prompt selection will be displayed. so user can select dynamically.

Double click on prompt and run query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the required values. and again Run Query E-Mail:

Select the required values. and again Run Query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide The output of the query will be displays the only

The output of the query will be displays the only selected rows only. For the observation purpose , we use the query summary template. The query summary template will displays the all the information of the query and what are the values taken in the prompt selection.

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Suppose I am using the more than one object in the Filter panel. it will displays the logical operator between these objects. The logical operators are AND,OR. AND means it satisfies the both condition after it will give the result. OR means it satisfies the any one of the condition after it will give the result.

the any one of the condition after it will give the result. In the Query Filter,

In the Query Filter, we take the two objects, i.e.L01MATERIAL and L01CALENDER YEAR. Between these two objects, we use the AND operation(it will generate automatically). Then Run Query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide For the observation purpose, we use the query summary template.

For the observation purpose, we use the query summary template. The query summary template will displays the all the information of the query and what are the values taken in the prompt selection.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide In the Query Filter, we take the two objects, i.e.L01MATERIAL

In the Query Filter, we take the two objects, i.e.L01MATERIAL and L01CALENDER YEAR. Between these two objects, we use the OR operation(it will generate automatically). Then Run Query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide For the observation purpose, we use the query summary template.

For the observation purpose, we use the query summary template. The query summary template will displays the all the information of the query and what are the values taken in the prompt selection.

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Another functionality is the Filter Toolbar, By using the filter toolbar, we place the toolbar in the report .

Go to toolbar click on the

the toolbar in the report . Go to toolbar click on the Filter toolbar button. After

Filter toolbar button.

report . Go to toolbar click on the Filter toolbar button. After click on the button.

After click on the button. Toolbar will appear on the top of the report.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Drag and drop the required objects on the filter toolbar.

Drag and drop the required objects on the filter toolbar. We can place the only dimensions (characteristics) only.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide After placing the objects on the tool bar, it will

After placing the objects on the tool bar, it will act as filter toolbar(view lookup in the excel)

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We observe the above report, we select only calendar year=2003

We observe the above report, we select only calendar year=2003 and Material group=PC. Another functionality is the Adding the new query in to existing report.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide . After click on add query, it will display the
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After click on add query, it will display the list of universes. Select the required universe.

Click on the add query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on the require universe (EMP_uni_vo1). Click on ok. E-Mail:

Click on the require universe (EMP_uni_vo1). Click on ok.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Select the required Objects, Drag and drop the Result Object

Select the required Objects, Drag and drop the Result Object panel.

After running the query, new query Radio button box will be appear.

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Then Run Query

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Here some options is there as per our requirement. 1.

Here some options is there as per our requirement.

1. Insert a table in a new report means new output will displays the

another report.

2. Insert a table in the current report means new output will displays the

with in the report.

3. Include the result objects in the document without generating a table.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide In our example, we select the Insert a table in

In our example, we select the Insert a table in the current report.

we select the Insert a table in the current report. The output displays the within the

The output displays the within the report.

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How to save the report? We save the report in two ways

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How to save the report? We save the report in two ways 1. 2. . One

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save the report? We save the report in two ways 1. 2. . One way is

One way is save as in repository(CMS), Another is save in local system(Excel,Pdf,CSV,CSV(with options)).

Now we save the report under repository, click on save button

After click on it, it will open the repository (CMS) folders, choose the folder where you want to save.

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Select save as option

folders, choose the folder where you want to save. . . Select save as option E-Mail:

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Click on ok. It will save and export to the

Click on ok. It will save and export to the repository automatically.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide Next we discuss the Document properties. Go to report body

Next we discuss the Document properties. Go to report body right click on the report.

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Select the document properties.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide In the document property, some document options is available. They

In the document property, some document options is available. They are Refresh on Open, Enhanced viewing, Use query drill, permanent regional formatting. Must be checking all the check boxes, to get updated data in the query.

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Next we discuss the Scheduling the report as per user requirement. How to scheduling the report to the end-user? Go to Business Objects Enterprise Java Infoview. Log on to the infoview. Go to home. Select the folders where we save the reports under the repository. Select the report- right click on the report. Select the Scheduling option Click on ok.

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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI 3.1 Beginner Guide We schedule the report as per END-USER requirement. E-Mail:

We schedule the report as per END-USER requirement.

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Hi All, In this document any mistakes, suggestions and modifications, please inform to me. Next I will prepare CRYSTAL REPORTS and XCELSIUS Document also.

Thanks & Regards Nageswararao Kalava, Email:nageswararao.kalava@gmail.com, Mobile: +91 8861056763.