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Cognos Impromptu Report Design Course – Essentials

Cognos Impromptu Report Design Course – Essentials

1 Day Crawley £280.00+VAT
Available Date(s): Call for dates

Is this course right for me?

Our Cognos Impromptu – Report Design Essentials course introduces delegates to the features of this software, and shows how to create and manipulate reports, including how to use calculations.

This course is designed for new users of Cognos Impromptu who need to create new “list style” reports or modify existing reports.  No previous experience of Cognos Impromptu is required.

Training course objectives:

  • Create, modify and enhance reports
  • Filter and sort information
  • Summarise data
  • Organise data and perform simple calculations

Versions Available

5, 6, 7

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Getting to know Impromptu

  • Organising the workspace
  • Connecting to a catalog
  • Opening existing reports
  • Report views
  • Emailing reports
  • Exporting reports

Creating reports

  • Creating new reports
  • Using the report wizard
  • Adding and removing data
  • Adding columns
  • Grouping data
  • Creating snapshots

Filtering data

  • Applying quick filters
  • Using the filter drop down
  • Creating filters
  • Creating filters with prompts

Sorting and grouping data

  • Multiple sort keys
  • On screen sorting
  • Creating a group
  • Multiple grouping
  • Associating

Summarising data

  • Totalling
  • Counting
  • Ranking

Creating headers and footers

  • Adding objects
  • Resizing

Customising reports

  • Setting up calculations
  • Creating a summary column
  • Exception reporting

Enhancing a report

  • Formatting text and numbers
  • Conditional formatting
  • Borders
  • Styles

Printing and page set up


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