Information Broadcasting: Monthly Reporting with variable dates

Dear all,
we have created a lot of reports with RD and have pubished the reports in the portal. Our reports have a lot of selection screens. Now we would like to use information broadcasting. We have already created information broadcasting settings. We have maintained fix variants for our reporting
For example:
Variant x1
Organization: C110
Scenario:       Actual
Date:             is filled by the user Exit
Now we tried to shedule the report. We are using Variant x1 to find the correct selection. The problem is, that we have already saved a fix date in the variant (for example 01.01.2008), because the field is obligatory.
The User-Exit for the variables works with step 1, but the problem ist, that the variant x1 is overwriting our User-Exit value.
How can I avoid, that the Variant is not overwriting the User-Exit. Of course for reporting without variant, the manual entry has priority before the user exit.
Thanks for a soon feedback.
XmxhX

hi,
in order to update months, firstly create variants for the reports. Then implement the below program modifying the users inputs. For current month or last month you have to hard something like sy-datum(6), an you have to hard code the field name for the month variable that you use in query.
Below program is for BI 7.0, you can also check the document. It also contains a method for bw 3.5 variants.
You can schedule this program in a process chain or make variations of this as needed.
[How To… Troubleshoot Information Broadcasting (BEx Workbooks)|http://www.sapadvisors.com/resources/HowtoInformationBroadcasting.pdf]
*& Report Z_MASS_VARIANT_MAINTENANCE *
*& Program to mass update BEx Variants within SAP NetWeaver 2004s *
REPORT Z_MASS_VARIANT_MAINTENANCE.
parameter variable like RSRVARIANT-VARI.
parameter vname like RSRVARIANT-VNAM.
parameter sign_01 like RSRVARIANT-SIGN.
parameter opt_01 like RSRVARIANT-OPT.
parameter low_01 like RSRVARIANT-LOW.
parameter high_01 like RSRVARIANT-HIGH.
tables: RSRVARIANT.
select * from RSRVARIANT.
if rsrvariant-VARI = variable AND rsrvariant-vnam = vname.
rsrvariant-SIGN = sign_01.
rsrvariant-OPT = opt_01.
rsrvariant-LOW = low_01.
rsrvariant-HIGH = high_01.
elseif rsrvariant-vnam = vname.
rsrvariant-SIGN = sign_01.
rsrvariant-OPT = opt_01.
rsrvariant-LOW = low_01.
rsrvariant-HIGH = high_01.
endif.
update rsrvariant.
if sy-subrc 0. insert rsrvariant. endif.
endselect.
RSRVARIANT-VNAM must be your month variable.
RSRVARIANT-LOW and HIGH must be your automatic month like sy-datum(6)
regards,

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