How do I create an advanced report?

A report can be created in PowerSteering either by using the Report Wizard, or by selecting a custom .jrxml template that has already been created in a third party application, iReport from Jaspersoft. This article describes how to create an advanced report.

1. Click Create Reports

Click Create Reports
  1. On the Icon Bar, click the Add button.
  2. Click Report to expand the menu, then click Create Reports.

2. Select Report Type

  • Click Start now to create a report using the Report Wizard, or click See list to select a report template from the Custom reports list. See the chapter Using the Report Wizard for more information about creating reports with the Report Wizard.

3. Select Template

  • Click the name of the template that you want to use to create your report.

4. Edit Report Details

  1. Edit report details.
  2. Click Save.

Name: This is the name of the report that will be displayed to you and other users should you make this report public.

Report Template: This is the .jrxml template that the report will use.

Location: This is the location where your report will be saved. My Reports is the default selection for this field.

Default action: There are two options for this field. Run on Demand means that the report will be run each time a users wants to view the output. Retrieve from Last Run will display the output from the last time the report was viewed. Run on Demand is the default selection for this field

Description: The description is optional but can be helpful for those that want to understand what the report will present.

Calendar: If applicable, this field will display any alternative calendars that have been loaded into PowerSteering.

Frequency: This option is used to schedule reports to run and send automatically. You can select a frequency of Never, Daily, Weekly, and Monthly.

5. Set Default Parameters

  1. Select a portfolio from the Select Portfolio drop-down menu.
  2. Select or deselect project statuses.
  3. Click Save.

Note: The Edit Filters section will differ based on the report template you select.

6. View Confirmation Message

  • View confirmation message for report creation.

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