Report Builder (Neo)

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Overview

The Report Builder Neo is used to construct a report by selecting the required fields and setting the way the field should be used within the report. The Report Builder Neo allows for greater control of reports and features a more intuitive user interface.


Video Introduction

Navigating to Report Builder Neo

  1. Under the Tools menu, click on Reports
  2. Click on New Report
  3. Select Neo (Neo is selected by default)

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Note

  • When creating a new report, a user has the option of using either the classic report builder or the new report builder.


Building a Report Builder Neo

The leftmost pane gives you the option to select datasets. The middle pane allows you to select the fields to be used. The user can select upto 100 columns for each report. Each report column consists of the following settings:

  • Dataset - Refers to the dataset selected in the dataset pane.
  • Field - The field you wish to display in this column. All fields from all selected tables will be displayed in the field list. Fields are sorted alphabetically by table name, and by field name.
  • Column Heading - The text you wish to appear above each column in the report.
  • Date/Time Translation - Used to “extract” the day, month, week, or year from a date field for comparison purposes.
  • Group Options - Used in summary reports to group by, sum, count, or calculate the average of the field. Also provides Total Group options for configuration of report groupings and easier retrieval of total rows.
  • Sort By - Determines the display order of the report results, Ascending or Descending.
  • Alignment - Determines the alignment of the column header and the column values. Options are Left (the default setting), Center and Right.
  • Formula - Allows you to build out further complexity such as mathematical operators, concatenation, and supports MySQL syntax.
  • Display - This flag is used to suppress the display of a field that you may need to use for criteria, but not display in the reports. For example, you may wish to produce a list of salaries over 100,000 per year and use the salary as criteria, but not show the result.
  • Criteria - Sets the criteria for the records to be displayed in the report. There are ten rows for criteria.


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Note: If you have many custom fields, access the reports tab within the application you are creating the report from. If you are creating a report from a particular Universal Tracking Application™, access the reports tab from that UTA.