Financial Reporting is comprised of numerous components that can be accessed in Reporting Studio, Workspace, or both:
Report Designer—In Reporting Studio - Enables you to create, edit, or delete report objects, reports or snapshot reports.
In Reporting Studio - Enables you to create, open, save, and delete folders and store report objects, reports, and snapshot reports.
In Financial Reporting Workspace - Enables you to open stored files, create folders, export and import files, and set up email links to folders, reports, and snapshot books.
Book Editor—In Financial Reporting Workspace - Provides the capability of creating a book of reports, which can be saved as a book or a snapshot book.
Scheduler—In Financial Reporting Workspace-Enables you to schedule a batch and view the status of batches that are scheduled for future processing.
Batch Editor—In Financial Reporting Workspace-Enables you to add objects to a batch job, remove objects from a batch job, schedule a batch, and indicate whether or not you want the batch deleted after it runs.
Workspace—The tasks you can perform are based on your user rights.
In Reporting Studio - If you are Report Designer or Global Administrator, you can create, edit, or delete report objects, reports or snapshot reports in the designer Studio workspace or work with reports and report objects in Studio Explore.
In Workspace - you can create a book of reports, schedule batches, view batches, and edit batches. If you are a user with viewer rights you can view reports and export documents to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. For information on Workspace, see
The following section describes how you can retrieve data from SAP BW data sources. You can also design and view reports that retrieve and format data from Financial Management, Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), and Oracle Essbase.