Navigate around the Home Tab

The Home and Documents tabs are always displayed by default.

Home and Document Tabs

The Home tab contains the following default modules, which you will use to manage documents and other features:

  • My Recently Viewed Documents
  • My Recently Run Documents
  • My Inbox
  • Unread Alerts

My Recently Viewed Documents

My Recently Viewed Documents lists the last 10 documents that you viewed.  A document is another name for a report. These documents will be sorted by view date, with the most recently viewed report/document at the top. 

If you click onto a report/document from this list it will open in a new tab.

These will be documents/reports that you have only viewed and did not refresh to see uptodate data.

My Recently Run Documents

My Recently Run Documents lists the last 10 documents in the repository that you refreshed (ran) to see the latest data.

My Inbox

This is your Business Objects Inbox.  Here you may receive messages

  • regarding system updates from IT Services
  • new reports from the report writers

Unread Messages in My Inbox lists the 10 most recent unread messages in your Business Objects Inbox.

If you wanted to view all your messages:

  1. Click See More in the lower-right corner of the module.

Unread Alerts

An alert can be setup within a report to inform you when certain details within a report have changed, such as levels falling below a specified value. However alerts are not currently used.

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