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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using the Panel Set component

The Panel Set component is one of the few features of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards that looks really cool at first, but is something you most likely won't use. The purpose of this component is to create a showcase of images and/or Flash (.swf) files in one window. The user is able to zoom in on each panel. Unfortunately, the SWF files that are created with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards are not supported and cannot be displayed, which instantly decreases the value of the component.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we need some images and/or SWF files. Make sure these files are of the following types: .jpg, .png, .gif, .bmp, or .swf.

How to do it...

  1. Drag a Panel Set component into the canvas.
  2. In the General tab of the properties ...

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