Launching Query Studio in Cognos Analytics

This article walks you through the steps for launching and using Query Studio in the new Cognos Analytics interface.

​​Begin by logging into Cognos Analytics.

Follows the steps below. To see screenshots, expand the screenshot link below the the instructions.

  1. Click on the New button at the bottom of the screen
  2. Click on the + Other button
  3. Click on the Query Studio Link to lunch the tool.

Please Note:

  1. The Tool lunches in a new Tab. Choose the Package you wish to launch.
  2. There is no change to the Query Studio user interface.
  3. IBM Cognos Query Studio Tool is only supported via Mozilla Firefox web browser.








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