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

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Overriding data formatting using patterns

In Cognos Report Studio, we can define the formatting of data items that we have seen in many recipes. However, sometimes the formatting defined in the report does not take effect. In this recipe, we will consider one such scenario.

Getting ready

Create a simple crosstab report with all Product line on rows and Month key on columns from GO Data Warehouse (Query)/Sales. Choose Revenue and Planned revenue as measures.

Getting ready

How to do it...

In this recipe we will see how to use patterns in the data format. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. Firstly, let's run the report to check how the measured data are formatted. ...

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