1935349 - Dashboard Alert Location Properties Panel is grayed out

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1935349 - Dashboard Alert Location Properties Panel is grayed out

Symptom

Alert settings on a component do not allow changes in the Alert Location properties panel.   The choices for Background, Marker, and Value are not selectable.

 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a dashboard
  2. Add a component to the canvas (exaple:  Single Value)
  3. Enable Alerts
  4. Note Alert Locations is not editable.

Cause

The Alert Locations Properties area is only available for editing with a limited number of components.

Resolution

Components that allow for the editing of the Alert Locations area are restricted to the following components:

 

"Vertical Slider"
"Horizontal Slider"
"Horizontal Progress Bar"
"Dial"
"Dual Slider"
"Gauge"
 
For these components you may select where you want the alert color to appear:
 
Background    The component background displays the alert color.
Marker           The marker, needle, and so on display the alert color.
Value            The alert color is added as a background to the text box that displays the current value.

Keywords

alrt, loction, dashbord , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008