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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 Dashboarding Cookbook by Ankit Garg

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Applying conditional formatting to the dashboard

In this recipe we will see how we can change the look and feel of various widgets placed on the dashboard according to certain conditions.

For instance, coloring crosstab cells based on the numeric values displayed within them, can be termed as conditionally formatting the crosstab widget.

Similarly while rendering bar charts, it is frequently required to show negative values as red color bars while positive values as green color bars. This recipe focuses on such use cases.

Getting ready

We will use the same setup as in the previous recipe and start with 5825-04-Sample1, which is already open in Cognos Business Insight Advanced.

How to do it...

In this recipe we will apply conditional formatting to our ...

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