Format: GIF (.gif)
Description: Scheduled output opens as a graph image in
Suggested Uses: Email, Report
- Only works
with procedures that contain GRAPH FILE syntax.
- Bursting is
supported and is performed on the second BY field in the GRAPH FILE request.
- Drill downs
are not supported since the GIF format creates a static image.
- You cannot
distribute multiple images within a single report when using the
GIF format. Instead, use the PDF format to distribute multiple images
within a single report.
- If the chart contains
a header or footer and you want to distribute an image format (GIF,
JPEG, PNG or SVG), then you must select the InfoAssist option to
embed the header and footer in the image. If the embed option is
not selected, then the header and footer are not included in the
distributed GIF file. In this case, you must use HTML, HTML5, or
PDF to distribute a chart that contains a header or footer.
- To distribute a GIF report on UNIX or
z/OS, edit the schbkr script file and add the following code after
the #!/bin/ksh line:
DISPLAY=IP_Address export DISPLAY TERM=xterm export TERM
Is the IP address of the machine that is running the xterm.
step is necessary only if you are distributing a graph created by
a GRAPH FILE request (WebFOCUS Server
Procedure, WebFOCUS Report), and is not necessary if you are
distributing a file.