The Universe query feature differs from the other data connection methods in that we can create a query from a Universe without leaving Dashboard Design and that we are able to bind the result data not only to the spreadsheet, but also directly to the components on the canvas.
Open a new Dashboard Design file and activate the Query Browser pane from the View menu. You also need an SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise environment with a Universe you want to connect to.
.unx Universes are supported. You can use the Information Design Tool to convert
.unv Universes to