Simple Input Controls

The Freight Report example has three input controls:

Request Date
Order ID

Using input controls, you run the report with one set of data and then another. When saved, an instance of the report with alternate input controls is called a Report Version, and is labeled as such in the repository.

To run a report with simple input controls:

1. In the repository, locate and run the report 16. Interactive Sales Report.

Interactive Sales Report

2. In the Options panel, use the Country menu to select USA only.

Input Control Selection - Country

3. Click Close, then click Apply at the bottom of the panel.

The report shows data for the USA only.

4. Click , then select Save As.

You are prompted to name the new report.

5. Enter a new name, then click Save.