Functionality of the Report Designer
As mentioned in the previous chapter, the Report Designer is completely new to the 7.0 version of BW—and it comes just in the nick of time. The only functionality that the ECC system had over BW was the fact that at the operating system level you were able to create formatted reports that you could execute, display, print and distribute. The ECC environment provided the ability to set up a format for reports so that no matter what drilldown or drill-across process was used, the format of the report (including the print options) was consistent. Therefore each of the Business Users would always see ...