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No "OR " Function for WEBI using BEX (BO 4.0 )

Hello Experts,

I am using Business Objects 4.0 SP2 with SAP BEX.

I am using WebI and from WebI I direcltly connect to BEX connection and pull the report.

In the query pannel when i use the filter with AND operator it works fine but if I need to give an OR condition then

I am not able to as it seems that BEX do not have OR condition.

Then I tried to use report filter with AND/OR operator inside the report then for all the measures are giving me an error

  1. Unavilable.

Now then I thought to use UNION and this is disbaled for me.Please let me know how can i achive this

A OR B using AND is this possible?

Regards

Lekshmy

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    Posted on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:06 AM

    Hi everyone !

    I'm using BI 4.0 SP02 Patch 9 and the problem with "OR" Operator is still there when you use a query BEX.

    Can somebody tell me if this point will be fixed by SAP with the next patch (10, 11, 12) ?

    Thank you for your help. I really need this operator for my reports.

    Regards,

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  • Posted on Nov 28, 2011 at 01:33 PM

    Hi ,

    You can create a variable and use inlist in filters.

    For example: if you want filter on A or B.

    create variable v_ab= if(dim1=A;1;if(dim2=B;2;3))

    Drag in report filter and in inlist select 1,2. In this way u can use OR if it is not working.

    Hope this is your requirement.

    regards,

    Ravi

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  • Posted on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:36 AM

    Hi

    UNIONS are definitely out for OLAP queries.

    With regards to the WebI query filters - I have never tried an "OR" operator on a BICS/ BEx query.

    However, webi prompts using Boolean OR operator were definitely possible in XI3.1 with SAP integration Kit, via the MDX BAPI.

    If i were you I would contact Support to get an official answer.

    Regards,

    H

    p.s. I found that you cannot filter on a measure via BICS, and also bex conditions aren't supported either - so there's no way of doing a dynamic "greater than xx" on a key figure at runtime..

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      Hello Experts ,

      Request your help as this is urgent .

      A =("YY","XX") OR ( (B="LL","KK") AND (C="KK","MM") )

      This is what I need to achive ...Please help me as using BEX I am not able to achive OR in BO or BEX.

      Regards

      Lekshmy

  • Posted on Nov 12, 2015 at 01:58 PM

    looks like this same issue persists for 4.1 Sp5. pretty annoying that you can't do an OR operation.

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