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BrioQuery does not have a desktop version for Mac OS X machines. Citrix is server solution that allows Macintosh users to MIT's enterprise applications, such as BrioQuery.
- Download Citrix Receiver for Macintosh.
- Instructions are available for Citrix Workspace for Macintosh Installation and First Launch.
Note: To use Citrix, your Kerberos password cannot be more than three years old. If your password exceeds this age limit, you need to change your Kerberos password
- A catalog of BrioQuery reports is available from http://ist.mit.edu/warehouse-reports.
- Choose to save the needed reports on your local machine. For example, you may wish to create a folder named Brio Reports on your Desktop.
- After installing Citrix Receiver, proceed to https://citrixapps.mit.edu
- Click the BrioQuery icon.
Result: Welcome to BrioQuery Intelligence window opens.
- Select the lower Browse button.
- Follow the instructions below to navigate to a saved .bqy file on your Macintosh.
When you access applications via Citrix, you are working on a Windows server. "My Computer" refers to the server. When you expand "My Computer", you can see your local computer.
After choosing File > Open, use the steps below to navigate to a file stored on your local computer.
- In the left navigation pane, click the plus sign to expand My Computer.
- Choose Local Disc C: which contains your name. This is often the last entry in the list.
- Browse to your Desktop or other desired location.
- Click to expand the Save in menu.
- Select Local Disc C: with your name displayed.
- Browse to the Desktop or other desired location.
- Since you're running BrioQuery for Windows, make sure you use the BrioQuery (Windows) keyboard shortcuts rather than the BrioQuery (Macintosh) shortcuts. For example, to open a file, press Control+O
To access the BrioQuery context-sensitive menus, place your pointer on the item, then press option-click.