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Offline cognosdelaware

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Anyway to force a report to have output as .csv
« on: 14 Feb 2018 10:30:13 am »
Hi,

  Is there anyway to have a reports default output be csv instead of the html when it is run?

  It is an adhoc run and not a scheduled report.

Thank you

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Re: Anyway to force a report to have output as .csv
« Reply #1 on: 16 Feb 2018 01:39:10 am »
in your user preferences, you can set a default type for *all* report executions. I'm not aware of being able to do this by report.

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Re: Anyway to force a report to have output as .csv
« Reply #2 on: 16 Feb 2018 04:15:56 am »
Hi,

  Is there anyway to have a reports default output be csv instead of the html when it is run?

  It is an adhoc run and not a scheduled report.

Thank you

Hi,

Find the report in Cognos Connection. Go into the properties of the report and navigate to the Report tab. Check the "Override the default report options" checkbox, and you can then set the default format for the report rendering to be "Delimited text (CSV)"

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