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2409444 - Is it possible to use traffic lights using conditional formatting in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud?


  • You want to use traditional traffic light colours to indicate values that you consider correct, below target or dangerous using green, yellow and red.
  • Conditional formatting for graphs allows colouring barrs differently according to KPIs and you would like to use the same to colour the font of a measure in a table.


  • SAP BusinessObjects Cloud 2016.24


In SAP BusinessObjects Cloud 2016.24 is not possible to change the font colour or add a customized image next to the value.


You can use KPIs to set your margins in a table and the following Icons will be used:

  • OK: Green checkbox 
  • Warning: yellow warning sign
  • Critical: red danger icon 



To add KPIs to a cell, select the cell in the table and select the properties of the table > Set KPI:




You can define the values that you consider correct, below target and critical:


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