BusinessObjects BI Tomcat logs

BO BI 4 Tomcat generates some logs in the root folder such as SBOPWebapp_BIlaunchpad, SBOPWebapp_CMC, SBOPWebapp_Mobi_Server: To move the logs to another folder, add Tomcat Java option -Duser.home=C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP BusinessObjects\BO Logs

Web Intelligence RESTful Web Services SDK with Java

In this post you will find an example of how to use Web Intelligence RESTful Web Services SDK with Java. The code displays names of the variables for each web intelligence document. To run the code, you will need json library that can be found for instance on Example ( import org.json.JSONArray; import org.json.JSONObject; public class Program { public […]

Re-deploying BusinessObjects XI 3.1 web applications

These steps describe the procedure for re-deploying web applications for BO XI 3.1 with Tomcat 7. Re-deploying is required, for instance, if you uninstall a language pack from Business Objects. Stop Tomcat Backup Tomcat7 folder located in Business Objects folder Remove all applications except ROOT, manager, host-manager, docs, examples (these are Tomcat applications) from Tomcat7\webapps Remove all subfolders from Tomcat7\work\Catalina\localhost Start […]

Referencing to a document's block in OpenDocument link

When we use a OpenDocument link to open a Webi document, the report is displayed with a number of controls. http://localhost:8080/OpenDocument/opendoc/openDocument.jsp?sType=wid&sIDType=CUID&iDocID=Aan15wubifNFikJjmlT.LVU   Sometimes we want to get rid of the controls and display only specific block (for instance, when it needs to be embedded into another application). This can be done with undocumented parameter sReportPart The link will […]

Webi – Validate value in Webi report

We want to validate values of the dimension [Job No.] from Query 1 against values of [Job No.] from query Valid within Webi report. We can create a detail object [Valid Job Name] for merged object [Job No.] that points to unmerged dimension from the query Valid [Valid].[Job Name] and use it in the following […]

Image with Hyperlink in Webi report

We want to add hyperlink to an image in Webi document. Here I am using an image with name UserLogo1.png that has size 165 x 25. Copy your image to the server to the folder: C:\BusinessObjects\BusinessObjects Enterprise 12.0\images Create a cell and set properties to the following. Text: <a href='' style='width:165px; height:25px;' target='_blank'>&nbsp;</a> Width: 165 Height: 25 Read cell […]