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How to use "Get Data Later" feature in Analysis Studio?

Technote (troubleshooting)


The Get Data Later feature in Analysis Studio is used to quickly create crosstab views that use complex filters and sets without executing a full query to the data source. This is a very useful feature for creating complex analysis.


User needs to create complex crosstab analysis without executing the full query to the data source.

Resolving the problem

The following example will need a Cognos BI installation with the Cognos samples installed and configured.

Example of Get Data Later feature:

1. Create an Analysis with the GO SALES (Analysis) package using Camping Equipment from Inventory (analysis) -> Product in Row, Order Method in column and Return Quantity as measure [Both from from Returned items (analysis)]. The analysis will look like the following:

2. From Settings menu select Get Data Later.

After choosing this option the analysis will look like the following:

3. Select the column Special and right click. Click on Suppress -> Suppress Rows of Selection.

4. Click on the Get Data link to display the values:

Related information

Analysis Studio 10.2.1 User Guide

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence
Analysis Studio

Software version: 10.2, 10.2.1, 10.2.2

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1395045

Modified date: 07 July 2015

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