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How to use Widget feature Open links > In a named HTML frame.

Technote (FAQ)


This document describes one way that this feature may be used.


IBM Cognos Workspace Navigator object widgets provide an option to open links in a named HTML frame however there is no HTML item within Workspace that allows for the creation of a named frame.


Create a Report Studio report and add an HTML item to the report.
Set the HTML code for the HTML item to create a named frame.
Save the report.
Add the report to a Cognos Workspace.
Set the Navigator Widget > Edit Widget.. > Open links > In a named HTML frame to the frame created in Report Studio.

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version: 10.2, 10.2.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1648136

Modified date: 12 September 2014