Overview The following best practices will help ensure that your document is displayed correctly when it is exported to Microsoft Excel. When you export to Excel, the resulting spreadsheet looks like a PDF of the document. For example, objects have the same position and size in Excel that they do in a PDF. For steps […]

This is something that I actually had the opportunity to use this week. It really came in handy and helped satisfy my client’s requirements. Just a reminder as we discuss this tip, I am using MicroStrategy v9.4.1 and MicroStrategy Developer. Developer is the new name for MicroStrategy Desktop as of v9.4.1 This example demonstrates how […]

By default, when users apply subtotals in a report, the name of the subtotal is displayed in the subtotal line items that appear in the report. Users can use custom subtotals to give more control over the characteristics of a subtotal. Custom subtotals allow users to define custom subtotal line items that appear on the […]

I had this error the other day. Fortunately, I had just been reading about working set governor settings the other night to prepare for the CPA and MCE exams. First, let’s discuss the issue. Issue/Problem In MicroStrategy Web, when I executed a report, I received the following error message (also, see screenshot below). (Results for this […]

There are cases in which a dynamic prompt is used to qualify attributes selected to be part of a report, but the attribute list is very long. Attributes like ‘Street Address’ may contain keywords like ‘St’, ‘Ave’, ‘Dr’ that can be used to reduce the list of selected elements. It is possible to filter the […]