Create Compound Layout - Useful option

The exercise is based on an option which is nothing very new to OBIEE 11g but found very useful while working on one kind of requirement.

On the answers page of one specific subject area - we actually wanted to have many views with different columns - we managed to show them as a group on the dashboard.  

The option Create Compound Layout is very useful.

I created 3 views and renamed them. All the 3 views have different columns of the same subject area.

If you put this report on the dashboard -  only one view will be visible -which is the obvious behavior. 

So from the Home page of OBI - go to the Edit tab of this report  and copy the URL.
Now on the dashboard properties - Add the Embedded Object and paste this URL - Increase the frame size so that this will look like -