Each of the sections is described below:
Provide a name for your report.
Provide a description for the report to assist users with understanding its purpose and content.
Select a category to save the report into. You will only be able to select categories you have access to.
Select a Sub Category to save the report into. This Sub Category may have security and refresh settings applied to it that will effect the report.
Apply tags to your report to make searching for it easier.
There are two access permission options available at the report level:
User Access List
If the Report Access is set to Private the writer can define users with varying levels of access to the report here.
Allow or prevent users from broadcasting this report to themselves.
Allow or prevent users from setting up broadcast schedules of this report for other users.
Allow or prevent users from calling this report via web services.
Web Services Name
Provide the name of the report used to call via web services.
Allow or prevent users from distributing this report via email.
Email & Broadcast Security
This setting is used to determine whether a report can be emailed from the system to unauthorised users or not. The options include:
Include or hide this report from display on the Browse Page. Reports are sometimes hidden from the browse page if the writer intended users to access them via Drill Through, Dashboard, or Storyboard.
Include or hide this report from the Dashboard Overview. Some reports may be hidden from the dashboard if they are too detailed.
|Use as View||Allow this report to be used as a view for other reports to be built on.|
|Access Filters||Allow the results of this report to be used as a source for access filter records.|
Some reports do not run automatically and require you to refresh the data contained in them. If your report is not refreshed automatically the data you see when you open the report may be relatively old. The age of the data is displayed under the menu bar. There are three refresh options:
If the report is set to Periodically refresh, the following options will need to be defined:
See Refreshing Report Data for more information.