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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Using Play Selector/Play Control

The Play Selector component can be used when you want to change chart values or components on a dashboard without having the user do anything. Some common uses where we need an automatic change of components are listed as follows:

  • A company dashboard presented on a large LCD monitor in a company common room. This dashboard will refresh or switch views every 20-30 seconds.
  • A dashboard at a technical support office that shows information on calls coming in and how they are being handled. This dashboard changes views every 20-30 seconds.
Using Play Selector/Play Control

In this recipe, we will create a play selector that changes the image every 20 seconds. ...

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