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Order folders and entries
« on: 18 May 2016 11:59:26 am »
Cognos 10.2.1 has a feature called "Order folders and entries" that allows the user to define the default "sort" order of the items within a folder.  This is found in the Order button at the far right end of the toolbar when viewing a folder in Cognos Connection.  I haven't found this in Cognos Analytics.  Does Cognos Analytics Portal have this feature?  Where is it?

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #1 on: 06 Jun 2016 11:27:42 am »
I bet this is one of the features that has not been migrated yet.

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #2 on: 23 Feb 2017 09:31:31 am »
Anyone find a way to do this yet in Cognos 11?  I'm poking around Release 5 and haven't found it yet.

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #3 on: 23 Feb 2017 10:23:11 am »
Anyone find a way to do this yet in Cognos 11?  I'm poking around Release 5 and haven't found it yet.

There's nothing I've seen that allows this...

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #4 on: 01 Mar 2017 07:15:16 am »
We would also like the feature to be able to order the entries in a folder list added to Cognos Analytics (Cognos 11).  We have submitted an RFE to IBM.  Please check out the link below and consider voting for it.  http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=101720
As you are well aware, this feature is available in Cognos 10.  We use it today to order the entries in our "Packages" folder.  We have about 100 packages.  Today, we use the feature to "sticky" our 8-10 most used packages to the top of the folder list.  This saves the majority of our users a lot of unnecessary scrolling as the most used packages are readily accessible at the top of the folder list.  Thanks for considering!!

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #5 on: 04 Apr 2017 01:43:37 am »
Click forder you want sort > Click switch view ( icon arrow in right header ) > You can see Name all forder > click sort
glhf !

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #6 on: 27 Apr 2017 06:55:21 am »
Not the same thing.  Sure, what you posted allows you to sort the entries in the folder, ascending, descending.  This feature enhancement request is to allow one to specify the order of the items in a folder.  For example, you have a folder with 50 items.  However, the "TPS" report is the most used report and you want that report to be listed first in the folder list (rather than down at the bottom), followed by all the rest of the reports in alphabetical order.  You can do this in Cognos 10.  It's almost like creating a sticky entry.  See this for more info AND VOTE!!!  http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=101720

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Re: Order folders and entries
« Reply #7 on: 28 Apr 2017 03:01:04 pm »
Bonus points for "TPS report" reference!  Hahahahaha.... :D

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