SAP BO Analysis User Interface - SAP BO Analysis Edition For OLAP

How User Interface looks in SAP BO Analysis?

When you open a new workspace, you can see altered icons and panels in the user interface. By means of BI Launchpad Analysis Edition for OALP tool can be opened.


When a new workspace is created, you have to select the data source. It shows you a list of all OLAP connections to different database. Once you select the connection, you will be prompted to select an OLAP model.

Resulting panels are obtainable under the user interface −

  • Task Panel
  • Layout Panel
  • Metadata Explorer
  • Analysis Window
  • Crosstab
  • Chart



You have the task panel at the top where you can do different actions - Making a new workspace, Open option, Save Option. You can even alter an OLAP connection or remove a connection in the workspace.

On the left side you have a metadata explorer, where all the objects from OALP data source is showed. You can see different amount and dimension values.

In the middle pane, you have the Layout option, which describes the layout of Crosstab. You have to drag different measures and dimensions to the resultant columns and rows. You can use the Background option to filter the data in background based on Dimension values.


You have Analysis Panel, Crosstab, and Chart In the right pane. Crosstab and Charts are created on the values selected in the Layout panel.
In the Analysis panel, you have 3 tabs −

  • Analyze ─ Under the Analyze tab, you have a choice to apply Filter and Sort.
  • Insert ─ Under the Insert tab, you can add Crosstabs and insert different type of charts.
  • Display ─ Under the Display tab, you can operate data under crosstab. You can switch axis, create sub-analysis, define nulls and zeros, etc.


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