Slider Filter sorting filter values alphabetically

Technote (troubleshooting)


Using a Slider Filter in IBM Cognos Workspace and the filter values are sorted alphabetically.

Example: 2012/Apr, 2012/Aug, 2012/Feb etc.


Slider Filter values are sorted Alphabetical Ascending by default.

Resolving the problem

Change the sorting of Filter Values to No sort.


1. Right-click and select Properties of the Slider in the Workspace
2. Select the Filter tab
3. Select the Data Item the Slider is filtering
4. Above the area titled 'Use only the following values', click the up/down sort button
5. Select 'No Sort'
6. Click OK

Related information

Slider Filter properties

Document information

More support for:

Cognos Business Intelligence
Cognos Workspace

Software version:

10.2, 10.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

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