Filtering data using Data Check Box Group

In this recipe, we will have a look at a technique that you can use while working with Active Reports to filter the data in your report. This can be done using the Data Check Box Group control. This control provides the report author with the ability to display multiple selectable checkboxes based on the number of records returned by a data item. These checkboxes can be selected in multiples and used to dynamically filter a data container.

Getting ready

As usual, we will use the GO Data Warehouse (query) package for this recipe.

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

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