Shared Workspace Pages in Hyperion

If you ever find yourself in the situation where the Shared Workspace Pages folder has deleted or missing, you’ll most likely receive an error message upon logging into Hyperion Workspace. The error message reads “The startup document specified does not exist in the repository. Select a new startup document on the General preferences tab.” [caption…

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OBIEE – Opening an Image Using HTML Image Link

There are many use cases when and why a user would want to view an image in reference to a particular piece of data in OBIEE. The example below demonstrates how to create an HTML image link. The business users wanted to be able to review invoices that were assigned voucher numbers. If a voucher…

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Financial Reporting Internal Essbase JAPI error

Sometimes, Hyperion Financial Reporting studio can run into an error upon the launch of a report. This can be frustrating when hours have been put in to build a dynamic, nice looking report, only to receive the below message when it is run: [caption id="attachment_4686" align="aligncenter" width="300"] (click to enlarge)[/caption] This is something that has…

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Hyperion LCM blank values replaced with “null”

We have a use case for blank separator lines between groups of accounts. (indicated by red lines below) The business wanted these to provide for logical groupings of their accounts seen on the form. [caption id="attachment_4662" align="aligncenter" width="300"] (click to enlarge)[/caption] In order to implement this we have “tricked” a formula row by adding a…

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OBIEE 11g Mapviewer Error: “Some map formatting cannot be displayed”

I ran across this error  working in OBIEE 11g Mapviewer("Some map formatting cannot be displayed") while building a  report that displayed dollars per county for the entire United States. After executing this report, not all the data for the counties would return. I received the following error. As you can see, there are certain counties…

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