OBIEE 12c: Dashboard Tab Navigation Redirects To An Incorrect Tab When Hidden Dashboards Are Used
Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2018
Applies to:Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11.0 to 18.104.22.168.170718 [Release 12c to 12g]
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124.0 to 126.96.36.199.170718 [Release 12c to 12g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You have a dashboard which has multiple tabs.
When you click on 2nd tab it redirects to 3rd tab. When you click on 4th tab it redirects to 6th tab. When you click on 7th tab, you don't see any tabs.
A reproducible scenario might be the following:
If a dashboard contains a hidden page anywhere except at the very end of the page list, page navigation breaks. Clicking on a page may result in a different page opening and/or in the entire page list (the tabs display) disappearing. For example if a dashboard has pages A, B, and C, in that order, and page A is set to hidden, the dashboard will open on page C, and clicking page B will just return to page C. If page A is moved to the end of the page list (in dashboard properties), then pages B and C behave normally.
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1) Create a new dashboard
2) Create at least 3 pages, PageA, PageB, PageC, in that order
3) In dashboard properties, set PageA to hidden (check the "Hide Page" box)
4) Set the active page to PageC and run the dashboard
Expected behavior: PageB and PageC are visible, and selectable as normal, with PageA hidden
Actual behavior: PageB and PageC are visible, but only PageC is usable; if you click on PageB, it skips back to PageC. Behavior is even stranger if there are more than 3 pages, or more than one hidden page in the mix.
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