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Text variable Syntax in Webi

Hello experts,

can anyone please help me creating a syntax for webi.

I have a webi report built on BEx query, I need to create a header of that webi report showing Report Name, Day of the Month and Current Period, something similar to that..... "Sales Progress Report Day 20 of 28 (65%) Period 09 2015"

I want to show report name the current day of the period and the period in the header.

How can I create the webi syntax

Please advise, will appreciate your help.


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  • Posted on Sep 22, 2015 at 04:41 PM


    try something like

    =DocumentName()+" Day "+FormatDate(CurrentDate();"dd")+" Period "+ FormatDate(CurrentDate();"MM yyyy")

    If you are looking for different font colour then you can create different rules.or can place three blank cells and adjust the position..

    even you can hardcode the report title also.


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    • Former Member SAP BRG

      To concatenate strings, use the + symbol

      So, the red part will be =DocumentName()

      If you have Day 22 of 28 (65%) as a full text string from your Bex Query then you'd build up your string to be:

      =DocumentName()+" "+[Day x of y String]

      Then if your Period 09 2015 is a string from Bex then it's going to be

      =DocumentName()+" "+[Day x of y String]+" "+[Period String]

      However, if you don't have the period string set up in Bex, you could create it as a variable, called Period String, defined as:

      ="Period "+FormatDate(CurrentDate();"MM yyyy")



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