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Creating Universes with SAP BusinessObjects by Taha M. Mahmoud

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Data Foundation menus and functions

In this section, we will discuss useful functions and features that will help us while we are building our Data Foundation. First, we will cover the features that we can access using the Data Foundation toolbar, which is shown in the following screenshot:

Data Foundation menus and functions

Detecting joins

Detect Joins is a nice feature that can be used in the following two cases:

  • Database Keys: If your reference (foreign) keys are defined on the database level
  • Column Names: If your database columns follow a standard naming convention

The Detect Joins feature can save a lot of time and effort if you have the data access layer with naming standards and ...

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