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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Using the grid component

The grid component can display a table with data in your dashboard. Therefore it looks a bit like the list view and spreadsheet table components. There are a number of differences between these two sets of components, stated as follows:

  • The list view and spreadsheet table components allow us to make data selections; the grid component does not
  • The grid component not only displays data, but its values can also be changed by the dashboard user
  • The grid component doesn't have a header row
  • The grid component has the option to make use of alerts

Getting ready

Open a new dashboard design file and enter the values in the spreadsheet as shown in the following screenshot:

How to do it...

  1. Drag a grid component into the canvas.
  2. Bind ...

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