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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 Dashboarding Cookbook by Ankit Garg

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Exploring the Properties pane

In this recipe we will explore the Properties pane on the Cognos Business Insight Advanced interface. Each widget we drag-and-drop onto the work area has a list of properties that can be set to customize its look and feel as well as behavior.

The Properties pane displays the properties for each widget we use to design the dashboard. For instance, a bar chart is a widget, which we might want to place on the dashboard. It has its own set of properties such as color palette and size, which can be adjusted, to customize its look and feel.

Getting ready

Ensure IBM Cognos 10 BI Server is started. The GO Sales and GO Data Warehouse samples should be configured on the server and working.

How to do it...

We will now open a sample ...

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