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Generating customized reports and dashboards in a 3rd party application by retrieving the data from SF reports

Knowledge Article Number 000175449
Description In certain scenarios customer might require to fetch the reports and display them in customized UI . Since reports data cannot be retrieved by any API call it is difficult to achieve.
Resolution The workaround to achieve this is by retrieving the reports in CSV format by overriding the URL : 

'https://<instance><report ID>?isdtp=mn&export=1&enc=UTF-8&xf=csv'

and then parsing the result in your application to generate customized reports. 

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