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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Using the panel set component

The panel set component is one of the few features of dashboard design that looks really cool at first, but which you probably won't use for your dashboard eventually. 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 dashboard design 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 are all files are of the following types—.jpeg, .png, .gif, .bmp, or .swf.

How to do it...

  1. Drag a panel set component into the canvas.
  2. In the General tab of ...

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