What You Should Know
Copy and Rename Report and Description
If you need to save report results or schedule a report, you may want to change the report name and add a description so that you can easily recognize the different report versions in your My content tab.
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Re-Run Report with New Prompts
When running reports, it is very simple to re-run a report using different prompts. From the report results page, you can click the Run as button and then select the Reset prompts and run link. You will be brought back to the prompt page where you can re-enter your prompts and re-run the report.
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Run Report in HTML or PDF
By default, Cognos Analytics displays reports in HTML (web page) format. You can change the report format to pdf very easily. From the report results page, you can click the Run as button and then select the Run PDF link. It will display your report in PDF format.
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Email Report Results
You can distribute reports to others to share information. If you want to send the report snapshot to another user, you can email the report results via an attachment or URL link.
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Schedule a Report
You can save report prompts and schedule the report to run at a particular date, time, frequency, and in a specified format. Saved and scheduled reports are stored in the My content tab.
Learn more about how to Schedule a Report.
Subscribe to a Report
Subscriptions provide an easy way to quickly schedule a report to be run on a weekly basis and have it sent to you directly. These outputs are stored in a folder within your My content folder. You will be made aware that your report is ready under the Notifications icon on the menu bar.
Learn more about how to Subscribe to a Report