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New Features in Lumira Designer 2.0


New Features in Lumira Designer 2.0




SAP Lumira Designer is the inheritor of the ubiquitous SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. Actually, it encompasses the capabilities of Design Studio as well as the visual effects of SAP Lumira. Additionally, SAP BusinessObjects Lumira Designer also brings in new features to make the solution match up to competing software and the rising demands for advanced analytics and visualization.

We will look at some of the biggest features added into SAP Lumira Designer 2.0

SAP Lumira Designer Architecture
SAP Lumira Designer Architecture

Composites:

SAP BusinessObjects Lumira Designer now gives developers the ability to build reusable components. Additionally, these can be added to different applications without the need to resort to scripting. Indeed, users can group multiple components with properties and script events and save them as Composites, thus giving them the means to “create” their own components.

Lumira Designer Composites
Lumira Designer Composites

Technical Components:

Several capabilities have been added into what are called Technical Components. These are components that affect certain functionality elements in the dashboard, such as Bookmarking, Exporting, Conditional Formatting and so on. In fact, these are made to reduce the amount of low-level scripting required to code the functionality of these components.

Technical Components
Technical Components

Bookmarks:

Bookmarks are already a component present in SAP Design Studio but have been refined since the release of SAP Lumira Designer 2.0. Indeed, gone are the Fragment Galleries, replaced by 1 new Bookmark Technical Component (see above). This must be created and defined in the application and allows developers to identify, for example, the access type, which folders the bookmarks are saved in and the components on the dashboard to be saved.

Lumira Designer Bookmarks
Lumira Designer Bookmarks

Conditional Formatting:

End users can now define their own formatting at runtime. As a result, this allows them to add insights on the go and to personalize their dashboards the way they see fit.


Adaptive Layout:

Adaptive Containers are a new type of Container Components in Lumira that allows for responsive layout. This means that the dashboard layout adapts to different resolutions and screen sizes. For instance, gone is the tedious implementation of CSS @media blocks. In other words, this is replaced by a simple drag and drop component that does the job for you!

Lumira Designer Adaptive Containers
Lumira Designer Adaptive Containers

In conclusion, Enhancements are made to Chart and Map components.

Interested in finding out more about the features released with the other versions? Find below our articles on:

New Features Lumira Designer 2.1
New Features Lumira Designer 2.2

Wondering whether to upgrade your Design Studio instance into Lumira Designer? Have a look here and see why you definitely should!


You can also find below our video on the additions in SAP Lumira Designer 2.2:


New Features Lumira Designer 2.2



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