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Change the filter Screen display for characteristics with attributes

Hi,

We are on 2004's and I am publishing a query through the Query Designer, the variables appear correctly. As most of us know when selecting filter values for a characteristic during query execution, pulls up a seperate window where you have to move your desired filter values from left column to a column on the right.

When you are trying to filter on a characteristic with attributes, the attributes of the characteristic also show up on the filter selection window by default. Is there any way to avoid this. I have looked into the properties of the characteristic in the Query, as well as the Business Explorer tab in its definition. I have not been successful in identifying which property has to be set to achieve this and if its even possible.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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  • Posted on Oct 08, 2007 at 08:14 PM

    Hey,

    There are two ways to avoid it:

    1. temporarly - when the list shows up on the selection you have a personalization button the the upper right side. Go to the attributes tab, and move all attributes out of the selection.

    2. on the infoobject definition - attributes tab, the 6th column is "order for F4 help" - this sets up the order in which the attributes are shown - just change everything to 0. This will prevent those from showing up.

    Tomer.

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