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

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Handling slow report validation

Sometimes when you try to validate a report in Cognos Report Studio, it takes a long time. You will see the validating alert and then a blank dialog box appears and the Studio will seem to have frozen.

This recipe will show you how to fix this problem.

Getting ready

Create a simple report with all the columns from GO Data Warehouse (Query)/ / Sales/ / Products as query subjects.

Getting ready

How to do it...

In this recipe you will learn a small trick that can help you to avoid slow report validation. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. We will start by replicating the scenario that I am talking about. For that, open Query Explorer ...

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