Display custom message in No Results view in OBIEE

How to change or remove the No Results message in OBIEE?

When the results of an analysis return no data, the following default message is displayed to users:


We can modify the No Results view, by adding custom message or more explanation on the use of report or hints on how to filter values.  We can also change it’s visual formatting.

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Clean default dashboard styles with CSS

How to remove bevels, spaces and box shadows from OBIEE Dashboard?

By default, dashboard sections are visually separated from each other using spaces, borders, bevels and box shadows. Also the default color of dashboard background is light blue. We may want to remove it to get a cleaner dashboard display.


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Hide dashboard objects in OBIEE

How to hide a column or section from the dashboard display?

This workaround allows you to embed dashboard objects that are hidden from the view. Using this property you can hide Dashboard Column, Section or Alert Section objects. To hide particular reports or prompt you need to put them inside the hidden column or section.

We will need to use CSS formating to hide the dashboard elements. First, go to the top right corner of the column or section you want to hide and click on Format Section (or Format Column):


Click on Custom CSS Style Options (HTML Only) and check Use Custom CSS Style.HideDashboardObjectsOBIEE2

In the text box put:

display: none;

The element with this property won’t be displayed on the dashboard. Note that this affects only the display of the dashboard, if you export the dashboard contents to a PDF the objects hidden with the CSS formatting will be visible.