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1198462 - Introduction to Backgrounds in Xcelsius


This is an introduction to backgrounds in Xcelsius.


Xcelsius 2008


Backgrounds are a set of prebuilt artwork that you can add to your models to assist layout and improve design. They provide a way to create cohesive, visually stimulating models. For example, You can select the backgrounds from the components category to create divisions and designate groups of related components.


Backgrounds employ advanced sizing that allows them to maintain effects and preserve their visual integrity at virtually any size. You can view the same backgrounds, all with different sizes.
Notice how the drop shadow effect is maintained across all three backgrounds.

Each skin has a number of different backgrounds that you can use. Each background maintains the look and feel of that particular skin. Combined with the appearance options of the backgrounds, you can create a multitude of different looks using the background components.


Xcelsius Background Back Ground Grounds , 3712117 , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 3.5 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.5 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards software 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008