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Business Objects 4x - Web Intelligence Calculation Contexts

Explanation of Calculation Contexts in Web Intelligence including descriptions of context operators and keywords. This video tutorial includes an example of using calculation contexts and report formatting in Web Intelligence to achieve functionality...
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Business Objects 4x - CMC - Custom Access Levels

Business Objects 4x Custom Access Levels video tutorial. Illustrating the application of Custom Access Levels to restrict certain functionality within the application.
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Business Objects 4x - Auditing Universes and Reporting

Video tutorial to configure Auditing in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x - BI Launch Pad - Scheduling Reports

Scheduling Reports in Business Objects 4x in BI Launch Pad  
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Business Objects 4x - Dynamic Default Date Prompts

Create a Web Intelligence report containing a Dynamic Default Date Prompt for scheduling purposes to automatically populate the 'YYYYMM' date prompt with the value from the previous month. For example, a report scheduled to run January 1. 2013 using ...
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Business Objects 4x - Information Design Tool - Data Security Profiles

Use Data Security Profiles available in Information Design tool to create data access profiles for Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Business Security Profiles

 Restrict access to objects and data in Business Objects 4x using Business Security Profiles created in Information Design Tool.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Row Level Restrictions using Data Security Profiles

Create one Business Objects report that will display different results to different users based on Data Security Profiles created at the Universe Level in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Cascading Prompts Part 2

Create Cascading Prompts in Business Objects 4x by associating Parameters with List(s) of Values.
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Business Objects 4x - Dynamic Default Date Prompts - Part 2

Create Web Intelligence reports that contain Dynamic Default Date Prompts for scheduling purposes. This is a follow-up to a previous video that showed how this could work in a single-source Universe. This video shows how to achieve the same functiona...
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Cascading Prompts Part 1

Create Cascading Prompts in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Prompts, Parameters and LOV

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Video Tutorial for creating Prompts, Parameters and List(s) of Values in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Multi-Source Enabled Universe

Multi-Source Enabled Universe in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x - Information Design Tool - Part 1

Business Objects 4x - Information Design Tool Tutorial Part 1.
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Business Objects 4 - Information Design Tool - Part 2

Business Objects 4 - Information Design Tool Tutorial Part 2.
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Business Objects 4x - Information Design Tool - Part 3

 Business Objects 4x - Information Design Tool Tutorial Part 3.
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Business Objects 4x - Change Report Universe

This video demonstrates how to change the Universe a report in pointing to in Business Objects 4x within the BI Launchpad application.
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