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Learning SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards by Taha M. Mahmoud

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Getting to know the SAP BO Dashboards interface

In this section, we will discuss the main interface panels, toolbars, and views. Let's have a look at the following screenshot, which describes the main interface areas in SAP BO Dashboards:

Getting to know the SAP BO Dashboards interface

The main interface areas are:

  • Canvas: We will use this area to place our dashboard components, such as charts, maps, and selectors.
  • Excel model: We will use this embedded Excel model as a data container. Then, we will link our dashboard components to corresponding data cells in that Excel model. We can use this area exactly like a normal Excel file. We can add multiple sheets, use formulas, and use any Excel feature ...

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