Working with Decks

As we saw in the previous recipe, it is easy to build multi-tabbed reports using Active Reports. Here, we will examine another technique that will give almost the same results. Deck Control allows the IBM Cognos report author to create cards.

A card is a data container. Each card in a Deck Control will have different data. You can think of cards as if they are tabs. In this recipe, we will create a report that contains a Deck with two cards, a crosstab, and a chart, just like the previous report.

Getting ready

As with the last recipe, we will use the GO Data Warehouse (query) package.

Open the IBM Cognos Report Studio and select the GO Data Warehouse (query) package. Select the Active Report template and click on OK. This will open ...

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