How to Create a PDF Object and Attach a PDF Document

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Question

How do I create a PDF object and attach a PDF document to it?

Cause

Needing to know how to create a PDF object and attach a PDF document to it.

Answer

When in FSR:

1. Open your report.

2. Select an existing section or new section.

3. Right click on the section from Step 2 and select 'Add Object'.

4. Provide an Object Name and Select 'Attach PDF' from the Object Type drop down. Assign a workflow to this object. Set due date if necessary. Click the Save button on the object.

5. The Attach New Version button should be lit. Click this button to attach your PDF document. Browse to your file and click Open. Click the Save button on the object.

You should now be able to click on 'Open File' to open your document.


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More support for:

Cognos Financial Statement Reporting

Software version:

6.6, 6.6.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1616965

Modified date:

2012-11-12

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