About this Course

Code TPBOX320
Duration 2 Days

This two day training course is designed to give delegates the comprehensive skills needed to apply advanced dashboard design techniques in the creation of Version 4.x Dashboards.


  • Attendance on the SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Core 4.x course or the equivalent experience.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to navigate the Desktop

Delegates will learn how to

  • Create Advanced Selectors
  • Create Dynamic Formatting
  • Work with Excel Functions
  • Create Advanced Data Connections
  • Be able to optimise the Dashboard and use Add-ons


Creating Advanced Selectors

  • Using the Filter Component
  • Working with Filtered Rows
  • Filtering Data using a Chart
  • Filtering Data using a Map
  • Multiple Data Insertions
  • Multiple Components driven by a single selector
  • Multiple Target Alerts

Dynamic Formatting

  • Dynamic Text Formatting
  • Binding Colours
  • Highlighting Data on Charts

Working with Excel Functions

  • Using INDEX and MATCH
  • Ranking Data

Optimising Dashboard Performance

Using Advanced Data Connections

  • Linking to Web Intelligence Documents
  • BI Web Services
  • Using Flash Variables to pass parameters between Dashboards
  • Using Excel XML Maps to create RSS Feeds.
  • SAP Netweaver BW Connections

Introduction to Xcelsius Add-ons

  • XComponents Library

2 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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