WebFOCUS Application and Enterprise Editions

WebFOCUS New Features PDF

WebFOCUS includes key features and enhancements across the product line. Through continued innovation and the expansion of our unyielding commitments to support our customers, Information Builders will work in partnership to help ensure your success with WebFOCUS and beyond.

This information is now accessible from the 8206 Release Notes topics.

WebFOCUS Release Guide PDF

This topic describes relevant release information for WebFOCUS Release 8206.

WebFOCUS Release Notes PDF

Learn more about the new features introduced in the 8206 releases, the known issues, and what's been fixed. This topic also provides you with the gen information and system requirements. 

Generating a Statistical Box Plot Chart

A box plot shows a series broken down into quartiles for each group value. In a box plot, each series and group requires five values. For a given series and group box, the first value is the minimum (lower hat or whisker), the second defines the box bottom (first quartile), the third value is the median (second quartile), the fourth value defines the box top (third quartile), and the fifth value defines the maximum value (top hat or whisker). Outliers are drawn as separate points.

Global Resources Folder

Administrators have access to a Global Resources folder on the Domains level in the Resources tree. The Global Resources folder contains files that are used to style and format your content in WebFOCUS Designer and Portal Page Designer. Clicking on the Global Resources folder changes the breadcrumb trail in the navigation bar, as shown in the following image.

Generating WebFOCUS Retail Demo Sample Data

You can generate WebFOCUS Retail Demo sample data and metadata using the WebFOCUS Reporting Server or DataMigrator Server, and use it to test WebFOCUS features with a consistent, preconfigured data source. This sample data set is also used in many examples in technical topics and videos, allowing you to follow along to get the same results.

You can generate these sample files using the following steps.

Localizing Designer Pages

You can translate pages created in WebFOCUS Designer to reflect a specific language preference. This localization includes text strings shown in the page heading, container titles and control labels.

When working with Western European languages you may leave the WebFOCUS client code page and your application server JVM file encoding set to their default values of 1252/ Cp1252. If you plan to support double-byte languages, such as Japanese or Chinese, you must use Unicode/UTF-8 for the WebFOCUS code page and UTF8 for the JVM file encoding.

Creating Blogs

You can create blogs and include them in your pages and portals. A blog is an interactive content item that operates as commonly seen blogs on the internet, and allows users to post and view comments. Blogs abide by the same security rules that apply to other items in the repository. You can publish, unpublish, hide, and move blogs between domains or folders. You can also share blogs with other users and groups.

Uploading Files

In addition to creating content using WebFOCUS, you can upload other files, such as images and documents. These files can be used to enhance visualizations and shared with other users and groups.

Creating URLs

You can create URLs to webpages and store them within the repository. These URLs can further enhance analytics, by providing an additional interactive context to your data. You can run a URL from the Home Page, use it in a portal, or add it to a personal page. If your URL is optimized for use in an iFrame, you can embed it within a container on a page. You can also publish and share a URL to make it available to other users and groups.