Cognos - PDF Page Breaks Solution

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Cognos

-

PDF
P
age Breaks Solution



When Page Sets are used with a report that will be rendered in PDF, there is a serious performance
problem
,

as the number of pages increase
. The expressed solution by IBM involve
s

generating the
report one page at a time and then using SDK to bring the individual pages together.

The work

around we have discovered use
s

the following steps to efficiently generate the
PDF
output.
Note:

this approach prevents us from using the pagin
ation controls to reset page numbers on changes
in the group (in the standard approach this would be accomplished by using pagination controls in the
page set).

1.

Create list report.

2.

Create groups
.

3.

Add group List Footer
.





4.

Select a cell with
in

the List Footer

and
Insert List Row Cells Below

from Structure
,

Header &
Footers
.




5.

Select a List Cell within the new footer row and set
the
Footer Size Overflow
(
in
the
Position
ing
menu)

to
8 inches if Portrait
,

or 11 inches if Landscape
.







Cognos



Fixing a report with Page Sets

1.

Move report
Detail P
age outside of Page Set(s)
.



2.

Delete

Master Detail Relationship on D
etail Page(s)
.


3.

Select
D
etail
P
age
List

and delete
Master Detail Relationship
.


4.

Select

a cell within the List Footer and Insert List Row Cells Below from Structure
,

Header &
Footers.

5.

Select a List Cell within the new footer row and set
the
Footer Size Overflow
(
in
the
Position
ing
menu)

to
8 inches if Portrait
,

or 11 inches if Landscape
.

6.

Del
ete Page Set(s)
.