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How to import/export a report specification in IBM Cognos Analytics 11

Troubleshooting


Problem

IBM Customer Support might ask you for a copy of the report specification or you might want to copy a single report specification from one environment to another. This document describes how to obtain the report specification or to import a report specification in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.

Environment

IBM Cognos Analytics 11

Resolving The Problem

Please select your Cognos Analytics version



How to export a report specification in Cognos Analytics 11.0.5.0+

  1. Open the report and wait for the report to finish loading
  2. In the left menu select Page menu.
  3. Right click on Report and select "Copy Report to Clipboard".
  4. A pop-up opens. Select all the content within this pop-up (Ctrl+A)
    This step only applies when using browser other than Internet Explorer.
  5. Open notepad, or a different editor, and paste the content into the editor (Ctrl + V).
    If support has requested a report specification, save this file, and attach it to the PMR.

How to import a report specification in Cognos Analytics 11.0.5.0+
  1. Open a new report


  2. In the left menu select the Page menu :

  3. Copy the xml specification into the clipboard (Ctrl + C) ie. from a notepad
  4. Right click on Report and select "Open Report from Clipboard".


  5. A pop-up opens. Paste the copied content into this pop-up and select Ok. The report has now been successfully imported.
    This step only applies when using browser other than Internet Explorer.


How to export a report specification in Cognos Analytics 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.4.0

  1. Open the report and wait for the report to finish loading
  2. In the left menu select Navigate:

  3. Right click on Report and select "Copy Report to Clipboard".


  4. A pop-up opens. Select all the content within this pop-up (Ctrl+A)
    This step only applies when using browser other than Internet Explorer.
  5. Open notepad, or a different editor, and paste the content into the editor (Ctrl + V).
    If support has requested a report specification, save this file, and attach it to the PMR.

How to import a report specification in Cognos Analytics 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.4.0

  1. Open a new report


  2. In the left menu select Navigate:

  3. Copy the xml specification into the clipboard (Ctrl + C) ie. from a notepad
  4. Right click on Report and select "Open Report from Clipboard".


  5. A pop-up opens. Paste the copied content into this pop-up and select Ok. The report has now been successfully imported.
    This step only applies when using browser other than Internet Explorer.
    Document link 'Content Quality/Search Guidelines'. Please read.
    Document link 'Importing HTML'.

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

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