Temporarily changing the default format of a report in Cognos Analytics

Follow these steps when you want to change a report's format before running the report. This can be done in Team Content or My Content. Changes to the format will not be saved using this method!

Begin by logging into Cognos Analytics.

Navigating to the report you wish to run


Click on the More Click on the ellipse icon (...) to bring up the More menu, choose Run as, for the desired report.


Change the default format from the list.

  1. Select a Format from the drop down menu
  2. Leave Prompt me values checked
  3. Click Run On Prompt page:
  4. Enter Prompts
  5. Click Finish

For additional assistance please contact the IT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP) option 2, or consultant@northwestern.edu.

Keywords:bi, business intelligence, era, reporting, cognos, analytics, tip, changing format "Cognos 11" DMA "Data Management & Analytics"   Doc ID:82176
Owner:Enterprise Reporting & Analytics .Group:Northwestern
Created:2018-05-10 10:06 CDTUpdated:2019-04-19 15:31 CDT
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