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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Inputting data values

The ability to input values into a dashboard is a very useful feature. An example of a useful situation is when a user wants to enter an exact value through a large range of numbers onto a 'what-if' scenario instead of having to scroll. Another good example could be a search box to find a value on a selector that has over 100 items. This way, you don't need to hunt for your value and just type it in.

Inputting data values

In this recipe, we will create an input text box to control a what-if scenario.

Getting ready

Create a chart with its values bound to cells that will be controlled by the input text box value. An example of a sales forecast chart ...

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