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  • Searching in Cognos

    Cognos Search Allows user to search content within the Cognos Content Store Reports Queries Packages Content of saved reports ...

    Last modified on Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 3:23 PM
  • Renewing Your Credentials in Cognos

    If you have a scheduled report or job in Cognos, when you change your password, you will need to log into Cognos and renew your credentials so that when the...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:25 AM
  • Background processing a report

    How do you run a report without waiting for it to complete? Two methods: On the fly Intentionally processing in the background On the fly ...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:42 AM
  • Steps to save a report to Cognos, Google Drive, or Microsoft Share Drive

    If you have lost the ability for Internet Explorer to download files in Cognos, it may be because Internet Explorer updated. Once updated, the setting may b...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:41 AM
  • Using Safari with Cognos 10.2 - Known Bug (Excel)

    Cognos 10.2 is being replaced in Fall 2019. The new version should be compatible with Safari.  Notice Create Date: April 22, 2015  Notice Update: [no...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:11 AM
  • Convert Multiple Excel from Congos into a Single Google Sheet

    This example combines several Cognos reports with excel output into a single google sheet -- summary outline: combine all excel reports into one u...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  • Change Cognos Report Default to Excel

    Change the default run type from HTML to Excel  Typically reports are defaulted to run to HTML. To change this to Excel, follow the steps below.  1...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Saving Cognos Data in Excel 2007

    New with Cognos 10.2 is the option to view/save report output to Excel 2007 Data.  This option is essentially an update to the Delimited Text (CSV) o...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:20 AM
  • Saving a Cognos Report with Personally Identifiable Information

    The purpose of this article is to describe the available methods of saving Cognos report output that contains Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to s...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:33 AM
  • Prompt page displays huge prompts​, no scroll bars,​ or missing radio buttons

    You've logged onto Cognos using IE, executed a report, and now see a prompt page where the prompts are fully expanded.  So, prompts with 50 values are e...

    Last modified on Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 3:37 PM