Tagged: Developer

Creating Metrics in Bulk 21

Creating Metrics in Bulk

Here’s a quick Command Manager script I wrote this morning when I had to create 60 metrics off of 60 Facts.  They were all simple Sum(Fact) Metrics.   //list all metrics in the project...

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Adding Interactive User Help with Intro.js

The other day I stumbled across this cool little JavaScript file called Intro.js that makes it really easy to provide user help in an interactive tutorial way.  I thought it would be a really...

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Embedding Instructions into Prompts

Sometimes, prompts can be complicated either in usage or in business implications.  While we can leave some notes for the user in the prompt description, sometimes it would be nice to be able to...

Using jQuery in MicroStrategy Dashboards 41

Using jQuery in MicroStrategy Dashboards

I’ve written about a lot of cool things you can do with HTML Containers, but the best involve JavaScript because they add a new level of interaction to MicroStrategy. ┬áNow it’s time to take...

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Collapsible Sections with jQuery

I’ve previously posted about how to collapse sections using JavaScript in an HTML Container.  It’s a pretty cool trick, but the experience isn’t really that great because it’s jarring.  Also, the tax on the...

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Hiding Elements on the Page with jQuery

jQuery allows you to have total control over UI Components in MicroStrategy Web.  There’s really no end to what you can do and change, but one thing in particular that I’ve found to be...

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Fancy Tooltips with jQuery

Information Windows are a useful feature in MicroStrategy for adding context to your dashboard.  i’ve talked about alternatives before, but today I’ll talk about extending the functionality of Info Windows using jQuery to allow them...

The Hidden Cost of the History List 8

The Hidden Cost of the History List

The History List is one of my favorite features in MicroStrategy.  It can be convenient to quickly jump back to a previously run report and handy to retrieve a long running report later instead...

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Prompting a View Filter in a Cube Report

Here is a very valuable tip that not everyone is aware of.  While you normally can’t add prompts into the View Filter of your report, you can if you’re using a View Report, which is...