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Design Studio script to open new layout in another BO portal tab

Nov 16, 2016 at 02:47 PM

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Hi,

The user is running their design studio layout from BO portal (launch pad). I want the user to be able to click on a text field in my Design studio layout and open a new Design Studio layout in the BO portal, but in another tab. In Design Studio it is possible to add a "On Click" script to the text-object. I do not know the syntax for opening a new tab in the existing BO portal browser.

At this Point my script says: APPLICATION.openNewWindow("http://xxxxxxxx:8080/BOE/OpenDocument/1606090853/OpenDocument/opendoc/openDocument.faces?logonSuccessful=true&shareId=1");

but this opens my required design studio layout in a new BROWSER WINDOW and this ist NOT what I want. I want a new BO portal tab showing the layout, bestides the running tab in the open BO portal browser. Note that this is from/to Design Studio, not Webi!

Thanks,

Sofie

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Arijit Das Nov 29, 2016 at 10:03 AM
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Different browser behaves differently. Which browser you are using and which version ? I checked in Firefox 47, Chrome 54, IE 11 - opens the link in new tab.

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Hi, Yes that is correct. It opens in a new browser tab, but that is NOT what I want. I want to open the linked layout in a new tab in the existing BO launchpad browser window.

Any ideas?

//Sofie

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Former Member Nov 29, 2016 at 11:01 PM
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Hi,

Starting with Design Studio 1.6 SP2, there is the LINK component which does exactly what you need. It was a pain point till this SP.

https://support.sap.com/content/dam/website/roadmaps/en_us/analytics/SAP%20Lumira%20Road%20Map.pdf - page 33


SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6 SP2 Other New Components

Link

• Component for http link

• Target web address is automatically opened in another window

Regards,

Bogdan

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Hi Bogdan,

As I understand it, Sofie would like to launch the target Design Studio application in a new BI Launchpad tab and not a new browser tab. From my testing, the new Link component still opens the target application in a new browser tab. Are you aware of any other settings to force the application to be opened in a new BI Launchpad tab as per Sofie's screenshot above?

Regards,

Mustafa.

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Hi, as Mustafa points out, I do NOT want it in another window. I want it in the same window, but in another BO Launchpad tab inside the window...

Ideas?

//Sofie

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Former Member Dec 06, 2016 at 11:42 AM
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Hi both,

Sorry for miss-interpreting that. Currently I am not ware of any possible solution for another window in the BO launchpad itself. This would have nothing to do with Design Studio. But with how the Launchpad handles the "new window" procedure.

Regards,

Bogdan

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