Interacting with Cognos Active Reports

Cognos Active Reports are great in theory, but how do we actually interact with them in practice? That is what this section is for. We will walk through everything from opening Cognos Active Reports to understanding the different types of interactions available within one.

Opening Cognos Active Reports

As simple as it sounds, this is not always straightforward. When I was first introduced to Cognos Active Reports, I tried double-clicking to open, and it did not work. For my computer, the default action for an MHT file was to open it in Microsoft Word. This could be the case on your machine as well.

As a result, we have a couple of options. First, we can right-click on our MHT file and choose Open with and then ...

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