Searching for content in Cognos Analytics

The new smart search provides a quick and easy way to find your reports, dashboards, stories, data, files, folders, packages and other items. It returns results as you type, similar to the Google search page.


Cognos Analytics smart search box
  1. Click the Search tab to open the search panel. As you type in the Search box (SearchIcon), an auto-fill feature will provide suggestions for possible matching terms.
  2. Enter your keywords and press Enter. You can search for text, including table or column labels, XML report specifications, URL items, shortcuts, or templates. Only entries for which you have access permissions are included in the search results.
  3. Hover over an item in the search results list to display a tooltip with the path of that particular item.
  4. Click outside the search panel to close it.

Narrow your search with filters

If your search returns too many results, click the filter icon (Filter ) and select the options you want to filter on. Note that the filter option is only available after you perform an initial search.

Save your search

After your search results are listed, you can save the search with your specified parameters. The Save option (Save Search) is only available after you search.

Keywords:Package, Report, Visualization, folder, Dashboard, Stories, Data Modules, Workspace, analysis Studio, Query studio   Doc ID:80873
Owner:Enterprise Reporting & Analytics .Group:Northwestern
Created:2018-03-14 10:23 CDTUpdated:2019-02-04 11:59 CDT
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