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Linking

Linking can be used to create an interactive report using Hyperlink and Report Linking action. This property is listed under Link category in properties panel.

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Report Linking

Report Linking allows to access the main report from the server and retains the original report definition.

Report Path

  1. Choose Report option in the Link To dropdown, now the fields required to configure report path will be enabled under the link property.

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  2. Click on the browse button in Report option as shown below.

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  3. Open any folder in the browse dialog.

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  4. Select any report that are shown in the browse dialog and click OK.

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  5. Selected report path is linked in the Report option as shown below.

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Set Parameters

To specify parameters for Report Linking, follow the below steps.

  1. Click on the Set Parameters button, Parameters dialog will be open as shown below.

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  2. The main report parameter names are available in the drop-down list, if the report is linked with the main report. To add New parameter, click on the Add icon.

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  3. In the Parameter Name, enter the name of the report parameter.

  4. In the Value, enter the parameter value.

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  5. Click on the OK button to save the parameters.

Set Expression

Follow steps 1 - 4, to add parameters.

  1. To edit/create an expression, click on the square icon and select Expression.

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  2. Expression dialog will be open as shown below, Refer Expression section for better understanding with the following sections.

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  3. The icon will be indicated in Black color, if the expression is applied to the parameter.

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Reset Expression

  1. To reset an expression, click on the square icon and select Reset. Select reset option

  2. The icon will be indicated in White color, after reset action. After reset expression

Remove Parameters

Click Delete icon to remove the parameters.

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Hyperlink is used to link to a webpages in a report. Follow the below steps to add a hyperlink.

  1. Select URL option in the Link To property dropdown, now the fields required to specify external URL will be enabled under the link property.

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  2. In URL option, enter URL or set an Expression that evaluates to the URL as shown below.

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  3. To view the link, click Preview and click on the report item, it will navigate to the given URL link.