Export to Image

Export to Image

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Show Title – Specifies whether or not to apply the dashboard item caption to the exported document title.
Title – Specifies the title of the exported document.
Filter State – Specifies the filter state’s location in the exported document.
Image Format – Specifies the image format in which the dashboard item is exported.
Resolution (dpi) – Specifies the resolution (in dpi) used to export the dashboard item.

Specify the required options in this dialog and click the Export button to export the Grid dashboard item.

To reset changes to the default values, click the Reset button.

Export to Pdf

Export to Pdf

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Page Layout – Specifies the page orientation used to export a dashboard item.
Size – Specifies the standard paper size.
Show Title – Specifies whether or not to apply the dashboard item caption to the exported document title.
Title – Specifies the title of the exported document.
Filter State – Specifies the filter state’s location in the exported document.
Print Headers on Every Page – Specifies whether to print column headers of the Grid dashboard item on every page.
Fit to Page Width – Specifies whether the size of the grid is changed according to the width of the exported page.
Scale Mode – Specifies the mode for scaling when exporting a dashboard item.
Scale Factor – Specifies the scale factor (in fractions of 1) by which a dashboard item is scaled.
Auto Fit Page Count – Specifies the number of horizontal/vertical pages spanning the total width/height of a dashboard item.

Specify the required options in this dialog and click the Export button to export the Grid dashboard item.

To reset changes to the default values, click the Reset button.

Printing

Printing

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If you are printing the Grid dashboard item using the Print Preview, you can customize the following options (via the Options button) before printing.

Show Title – Specifies whether or not to apply the dashboard item caption to the printed document title.
Title – Specifies the title of the printed document.
Filter State – Specifies the filter state’s location on the printed document.
Print Headers on Every Page – Specifies whether to print column headers of the Grid dashboard item on every page.
Fit to Page Width – Specifies whether the size of the grid dashboard item is changed according to the width of the exported page.

Specify the required options in the Options dialog and click the Submit button to apply the changes.

To reset changes to the default values, click the Reset button.

Group Master Filter

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The Master Filter button allows you to specify whether the current group allows you to filter external dashboard items using master filter items contained within the group.

If this option is disabled, master filter items contained within the group can filter only dashboard items from this group.

The Ignore Master Filters button allows you to isolate dashboard items contained within the group from being filtered using external master filter items.

Create a Group

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To create a new group, use the Group button in the Edit tab.

You can add dashboard items to a group and manage item layout using drag-and-drop.

Group Overview

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The dashboard item group serves two main purposes.

Combine dashboard items within the dashboard into a separate layout group.
Manage interaction between dashboard items within and outside the group.

Filter Element Options

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Filter elements provide the capability to specify whether to enable the (All) option that allows end-users to apply filtering by all values.

To do this, use the Show ‘All’ Value button in the Design ribbon tab.

Note that this capability is supported by the ‘Standard’ Combo Box and ‘Radio’ List Box filter elements.

Elements Master Filter

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Depending on the filter element type, end-users can select a value(s) to make other dashboard items display only data related to the selected value(s).

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You can also create a set of related filter elements containing relevant filter values.

For instance, in the image below the State/Province filter element contains states related to the ‘United States’ value, while the City filter element contains cities related to the ‘New York’ value.

Disable the Ignore Master Filters option for the required filter element to allow applying filtering to this element.

Providing Data for Filter Elements

Combo Box

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The Combo Box filter element can contain several dimensions at the Dimensions data section.

In this case, the drop-down list will contain combinations of dimension values.

List Box

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The List Box filter element can contain several dimensions at the Dimensions data section.

In this case, the list will contain combinations of dimension values.

Tree View

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The Tree View filter element allows you to display dimension values in a hierarchical way.

This can be the set of dimensions with different group intervals (for instance, Year/Quarter/Month) or the set of related dimensions (for instance, geographical data such as continents/countries/cities).

Filter Types

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To add the required filter element to the dashboard, use the Filter Elements button in the Edit tab.

Combo Box

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The Combo Box dashboard item allows end-users to select a value(s) from the drop-down list.

You can switch the combo box type in the Design tab.

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The Standard type allows end-users to select only a single value.

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The Checked type allows end-users to select multiple values in the invoked drop-down list.

List Box

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The List Box dashboard item allows end-users to select a value(s) from the list.

You can switch the list box type in the Design tab.

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The Checked type allows end-users to select multiple values in the list box.

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The Radio type allows end-users to select only a single value in the radio group.

Tree View

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The Tree View dashboard item displays values in a hierarchical way and allows end-users to expand/collapse nodes.

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You can manage the initial expanded state of filter values using the Auto Expand button in the Design tab.