Business Objects - Input Controls

How to use input controls within Business Objects to filter data.

Input Controls allow you to filter your data interactively using many types of controls, such as Radio Buttons, Drop-down lists, check-boxes, and slider bars.
  1. There are two methods for creating a new Input Control:

a.  Right-click in the desired column to filter

b.  Select Filter > Filter by a New Input Control


Filter New Input Control selection

OR

c.  On the toolbars, select Analysis > Filters > Input Controls

Input Controls on toolbars

2.  Verify that the correct object is selected and click Next

Objects listing

3.  Select the desired control type from the menu to the left.

4. Modify any properties needed, based on the control type selected.

5.  Click Next

Types of Input Controls

6.  Select the report elements that should be controlled by the new input control.

Report Elements

7.  Click Finish

The new Input Control will be displayed in the Input Control menu on the left sidebar.

Input Control on the slidebar

8.  Select value(s) to filter the report.




Keywords:AITS, Business Objects, input, control, filter   Doc ID:41888
Owner:Stephanie A.Group:University of Illinois System
Created:2014-07-16 11:34 CDTUpdated:2017-04-04 09:20 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois System
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