Session timeout warning on Web

Hello there, MicroStrategy added a really nice feature that tells when you the web session is going to timeout, but it is disabled by default. To enable it, just go to: Open MicroStrategy Web and go to Preferences; Choose Project Defaults; Check the "Show Warning ... seconds before timeout. That is it. Hope it helps. God …

Disable export option for Grid/Graph in Flash mode

Hello there! Today let's talk a quick tip about the export options that appears when you mouse over a grid/graph while in flash mode. To remove those options, you just have to: 1. Open your flash document in MicroStrategy Web; 2. Right click on the desired grid/graph and click on Properties and Formattin... option; 3. In …

Change prompt behavior in MicroStrategy Web

Hello there! Today let's talk about how to change the default behavior of prompts in MicroStrategy Web. When you create more than one prompt in a report/document, MicroStrategy web will display all of them in the same page. You can change that to display one-per-page. To change this behavior you just have to: 1. Login …

Using JBoss in Unix

Hello there! Today let's talk a little bit about using the Web Server JBoss to deploy our MicroStrategy Web/Mobile applications. MicroStrategy supports JBoss 6.0.1 running on Windows/Unix environments. To make it works on Unix, you just have to install it as usually and deploy your MicroStrategy war files inside your standalone or domain folders. You can …

Java.lang.OutOfMemory

Hello there! Sometimes when you receive an error of OutOfMemory while attempting to execute reports or you just execute a huge report using IIS (Internet Information Service). This error message is something like this: Java.lang.OutOfMemory in MicroStrategy Web To fix this problem you have to increase the Max Java Heap for MicroStrategy Web. You just have to: …

Creating Alias name for a project in Web

Hello there! Today let's talk about a quick tip: How to change a project name in MicroStrategy Web without modifying it in MicroStrategy Developer. So, you can have a project name in Developer and a different name for the same project in MicroStrategy Web. To do that, you have to: 1.  Login using Administrator user …

Purge Microstrategy Web Cache

Hello there! Today let's talk about caches in Microstrategy Web. Sometimes when you change something in Intelligence Server, Narrowcast Server or even in Web Server you don't see the changes in Microstrategy Web. You can force Microstrategy Web to reread the property files in the classpath. To do that you have to use Web Administrator. …