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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using the Spreadsheet Table component to debug

When developing dashboards, there will always come a time when you are totally stumped on why something is not working correctly. Refer to spreadsheet debugger.xlf to follow the example.

Getting ready

In our example, we will illustrate a simple bug and how to find its cause. Our example contains a drop-down control that populates a chart with preloaded data.

We've purposely populated the data area incorrectly ahead of time where we've accidentally forgotten to map an extra column on the row output. In reality, we won't know that the data has been incorrectly populated.

Getting ready

How to do it…

  1. Execute the dashboard. ...

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