Tips and Tricks

 
The CU-Data QA environment, where testing occurs, looks a lot like production. So now we have configured m-Fin reports so that their first prompt page will be light yellow when in CU-Data QA.
You can schedule CU-Data m-Fin reports to run automatically upon each financial close.
When a billing or revenue limit is displayed in italics it means that the limit is shared.
Radio buttons gone? Firefox user? Here is an easy work-around.
Our current version of the CU-Data software, Cognos 11.0.6, allows users to make either copies or report views of m-Fin reports. You should make report views, not copies. Here is why.
On a prompt page? This is not a good time to select a different output format.
Some m-Fin reports have quite a few EXTRAS. Our new saveset buttons are intended to help.
Need to select actuals transactions for a project with precision to the day? Use Project Reports > m-Fin PROJECT ACTUALS DETAIL.
Problem: You are in Cognos browsing the folders. You click on a report name intending to run it. You get a mostly blank screen. You are running Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE). Solution: Use MSIE's Compatibility view...
Here are some tips and tricks for the Cognos search prompt.

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