Simple Input Controls

The 16. Interactive Sales Report example has several input controls:

Product Family
Product Department
Product Category
Product Name

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 Filters 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.