Submitted by Mitesh Joshi, TaTa Consultancy Services
There are various options to pass the parameter from a front-end interface to the executing query. Prompt pages or user login pages are basic modes examples where a user can achieve this. Various prompts available in Cognos for this are: Text box prompts, Value prompts, Select & search prompts.
A checkbox selection with the prompt input option is a frequent requirement. Ffor example, a user may want a checkbox option for selection of all and a text box for specific selection of data item values.
The advantage of following solution is it gives more design options in a Value Prompt selection. A predefined class/group can be provided as a check box selection along with the value entry.
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