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    1. 1. Report Enhancement Part 1 Module 7 Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 1
    2. 2. Variables • Are user defined. • Formula or calculation that has a name. • Are usually displayed in columns alongside corresponding data. • May contain functions. Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 2
    3. 3. Variables help when: • A formula is used repeatedly in different blocks and on different report tabs within a document. • Creating an Object not found in the universe when its parts are. Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 3
    4. 4. Functions • Functions help you define formulas. • Functions are tools used when defining formulas or variables. Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 4
    5. 5. Functions (cont.) • Function examples: – – – – – SubStr(...) ToNumber(...) CurrentDate(...) IsNull(...) ToDate(...) Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 5
    6. 6. Creating Variables Right click the new column to display the speedmenu. Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 6
    7. 7. Creating Variables (cont) PP-SRS-GRD Type the name of your variable: PP-SRS-GRD Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 7
    8. 8. Creating Variables (cont) =<Pay Plan Perm>&“-”& <Ocuptnl Srs>& “-” & <Gr Civ Perm> Your new variable shows up like an object. Type the formula Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 8
    9. 9. Creating Variables (cont) Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 9
    10. 10. Variable Examples = If IsNull(<Name Pers>) Then " <Name Pers> (VACANT)" Else Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 10
    11. 11. Variable Examples Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 11
    12. 12. Variable Examples Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 12
    13. 13. Variable Examples •Masking Data To Mask certain portions of data create a Variable and use a Sub-string Function For example: Mask all but the last 4 digits of SSNs Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 13
    14. 14. To Mask Data Need to create a Variable Then a Column SelectInsert a Column Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 14
    15. 15. To Mask Data (cont.) Right Click over new column to bring up speed menu. Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 15
    16. 16. To Mask Data (cont.) Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 16
    17. 17. To Mask Data (cont.) Insert =SubStr(<SSN> ,6,4) Modified, with permission, from Business Objects SA copyrighted materials - Introduction to Reporting 17

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