Do you regularly run reports for the same SpeedTypes? Saving pre-set prompt values for your Cognos reports can save you time and effort.

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  1. First - run the report that you want to save.
  2. When the report displays, click the Add this Report icon on the top left of your screen. It’s the one that looks like a floppy disk …
  3. Select Save report as report view from the drop down. A popup window will appear. If you like you can change the default name of this Report View.
  4. In any case, choose Select My Folders as the location.
  5. Then click OK. You’ll find yourself back on the reporting system homepage.
  6. When you want to revisit your Report View, click My ContentMy ContentMy content is a folder in which you can save content - such as saved report views, shortcuts, and Query Studio queries - for your own use. from the navigation menu.
  7. Clicking directly on the Report View name in this folder will re-display the report with all the same parameters you entered when you first saved it. Clicking on the Run As icon in the report will re-prompt for a new period or other change …

Would you rather always land on the prompt page for your Report View?

You can take a few simple steps now to ensure you always land on the prompt page.

  1. While in My ContentMy ContentMy content is a folder in which you can save content - such as saved report views, shortcuts, and Query Studio queries - for your own use., instead of clicking on the Report View name, click on the three dots to the right of it.
  2. Then, select View Versions.
  3. Click on the date and EN-US will appear just below.
  4. Now, click on the trash icon and then click Yes on the Confirm Delete popup.
  5. This will delete the report output version that had previously saved.
  6. And now … when you click the Report View from the My ContentMy ContentMy content is a folder in which you can save content - such as saved report views, shortcuts, and Query Studio queries - for your own use. folder … you’ll go straight to your saved prompt page!

 

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