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IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook - Second Edition by Abhishek Sanghani, Ahmed Lashin

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Handling the missing image issue

In the previous recipe, we saw how to add images to the report. You will be using that technique in many cases, some involving hundreds of images (for example, Product Catalog).

There will often be a case in which the database has a URL or image name, whereas the corresponding image is either missing or inaccessible. In such a case, the web browser shows an error symbol. This looks quite ugly and needs to be handled properly.

Handling the missing image issue

In this recipe, we will see how to handle this problem gracefully.

Getting ready

We will use the report prepared in the previous recipe. We need to delete the Green.jpg file (or rename it to something ...

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