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Bex Query Designer Query Properties |

  1. 1. BEx Query Designer Unit 6: Query Properties 7/17/2007
  2. 2. Query Properties: General A key date, which can be required by time-dependent characteristics, attributes, and hierarchies and their nodes for the report display, can be fixed or defined with a variable request at runtime. You can change the sequence of entry variables. In addition to the technical name of the query definition and the InfoProvider that it is based on, this tab page gives information about the owner and the person who last changed the query.
  3. 3. Query Properties: Display <ul><li>Display Options: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adjust Formatting after Refreshing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Ensures that the format is automatically adapted to the updated query data when the query is refreshed. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hide Repeated Key Values </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Only the first key or description is displayed for each characteristic and any additional identical keys or descriptions are suppressed. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display Scaling Factors for Key Figures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Enables you to include any scaling factors defined in the row or column header (e.g., *100 EUR). </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display document links </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Displays document links for InfoProvider data, master data, and metadata. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display Drag and Relate Links </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Enables you to execute transactions from an SAP R/3 system or an external system from within the Enterprise Portal. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Query Properties: Display <ul><li>Number Format: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Results Position </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defines the position in which the results area is displayed: Bottom/Right, Top/Left, Bottom/Left, or Top/Right . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display of +/- Signs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determines how negative values are displayed: -<number>, <number>-, or (<number>). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display or Suppression of Zero Rows and Column s </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determines how to display zero values: Display Zeros, Zeros Without Currency/Unit, Suppress Zeros, Show Zeros as (user-defined value/text). </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Query Properties: Display: Zero Suppression Example query result without active zero suppression: Example query result with active zero suppression [active (all values = 0)]: Example query result with active zero suppression [active]:
  6. 6. Query Properties: Extended <ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Displays an existing document or creates or imports a new document (from Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and so on). </li></ul><ul><li>Release OLE DB for OLAP </li></ul><ul><li>Used to evaluate data from BW using third-party tools. All characteristics and key figures in the query are then transferred since the release of this interface offers a normalized method for accessing BW data using a relevant front-end presentation tool. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Query Where-Used List Use the Query Where-Used List to determine all workbooks which include the query.
  8. 8. Deleting Query Objects In order to delete a query object, there must be at least one query, structure, restricted key figure, or calculated key figure. Use the Delete button to remove the query definition from Query Designer. Note