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Ability to modify/remove 'Quick reference' from 11.0.8 home screen

With the the 11.0.8 interface, need to capability to modify (preferred) or to remove the 'quick reference' menu. As delivered it has links to external sites.
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  • Dec 28 2018
  • Already exists
Idea Priority High
Client Name NSWCDD
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    Guest commented
    23 Jun 12:25am

    This illustration outlines how to safely remove the Quick reference section from the Cognos home. The Quick reference section is rendered as a <div> with a named class of homeReferenceContainer. One solution is to simply hide it using javascript. It is helpful to locate the exact <div> by pressing F12 in the Chrome web browser and drilling down / selecting the homeReferenceContainer element within the body of the html:

    https://www.slideshare.net/ElihuEl/remove-quick-reference-section-from-cognos-236055406

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    7 Oct, 2019 08:48pm

    Our organization is looking to add custom videos and links to the "Quick Reference."

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    21 May, 2019 01:26pm

    I had the same requirement to remove the "Quick Reference" menu. This now works in the 11.1.2 release.

    You need a custom view with the spec json excluding the "com.ibm.bi.bahome_common.quickReferences" item.

     

    {
        "name":"SampleConsumers",
        "schemaVersion": "1.0",
        "comment": "Extensions for Consumers role in Sample.",    
        "extensions": [
        {
            "perspective": "home",
            "comment": "Removes content that is not useful or usable for the role.",
            "features": [{
                "id": "wfg.homePerspective.excludeItems",
                "excludeItems":["com.ibm.bi.bahome_common.quickReferences", "com.ibm.bi.glass.common"],
                "comment": "Consumers will not understand the quick references since they are focused on content authors."
            }]
        }]
    }


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