Deleting objects with dependencies

Hello there! Today let's talk about how to delete objects that has dependencies associated to them. By default, when you try to delete a report that is used in a document, for example, you will see a mesage like this: You can change this behavior to allow deletion of dependencies. To do that you just have …

Dynamic File Name with Attributes in Distribution Service

Hello there! Today let's talk about how to rename a Distribution Service generated file using a Dynamic name. If you have already configured a Burst Distribution Service subscription, you can name each file using the elements from attributes in Page-By of your report. To do that you just have to: 1. Create a new report …

Specific login for a project

Hello there! Today let's talk about MicroStrategy Web Authetication modes. Do you know that is possible to assign different authetication per project? You could set Windows Authentication only in Project A and Standard Authentication in Project B. To accomplish that, you just have to: 1. Login as Administrator in MicroStrategy Web; 2. Open Project A; 3. Go …

Where is my template window?

Hello there! Today let's talk about the template window that appears when you create a selected object in Desktop/Developer. When you check the "Don't show this dialog in the future", you won't see that window again to choose between templates or objects. The greatest problem is when you check this option in Reports. You won't be able …

Creating Link in Android

Hello there! Today let's talk about a quick tip: Creating links for MicroStrategy Mobile in Android. Sometimes when you want to open a report/document using a link in Android it doesn't works. For Android, you have to use the link like this: ./mstrWeb?Server={&SERVERNAME}&projectID=IDPROJECT&Port=0&evt=2048001&src=mstrWeb.2048001& visMode=0&documentID=DOCUMENTID&currentViewMedia=2048 Hope it helps.   God bless you!

Increasing Performance in Web

Hello there! Today let's talk about a quick tip to increase perfomance in about 30% in MicroStrategy Web! It is simple, you just have to disable Web Log. That's it, you read well. MicroStrategy recommends to disable logs in Web and only enable to troubleshooting a wrong behavior. You just have to: 1. Open Web Administrator; …