Setting up "User Reports" allows you to easily combine Searches, QuickReports and SuperReports. Once set up, these reports can be run using File menu > Print Defined Reports. For more information on running the "User Reports", see the section titled "Print Defined Reports...".
Choosing "User Reports..." opens an Output layout listing all "User Report" records in the database. From the Output layout, actions are taken on current records and new records are added.
Reports, UserReports are predefined reports created with the editors and stored in the database.
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To view and/or modify a current record, double click on the record. This opens the Input layout.
To add a new record, Actions menu > Add Record. This opens a new record to be filled out. The fields in the "User Report" record are described below.
Name is the report name to be displayed when choosing the "Print DefinedReport".
When and Why are fields for information on the function of the report.
Checking the Active box activates the report so it is displayed as a choice.
File is a Popup menu to designate the file used in this report.
If this is to be the primary report for this file, activate the box next to "The Primary Report for this File". When a report is designated as the "Primary" report, it is the report used when: File Menu > Print Primary is selected.
Example: This is helpful if there is one "Primary Invoice Form" used. Each time a selection of Invoices are chosen and "Print Primary" is selected, the "Primary Invoice" prints.
Show Search Editor box is activated if a Search is to be run prior to printing the report. If the box is not activated, the report prints on the current selection.
Set Search Doc is a button to define the path to the Search condition. When clicked a dialog box opens to find the appropriate document. Once the document is found, the path is displayed in the "User Report" record. When the report is run, the path is displayed for ease in locating the search document.
Set Report Doc is a button that works the same way as the "Set Search Doc". A similar dialog box opens to locate the "QuickReport" or "SuperReport" set up to be used for this report.
Printing Application is a button that takes you to either the "QuickReport Editor" or the "SuperReport Editor", depending on the setting in the "Printing Application" field. If there is nothing, or the initials are "JITA" in the Printing Application field the "QuickReport Editor" opens. If "GTsR" is in the Printing Application field, the "SuperReport Editor" opens.
Line Item per page is used with "SuperReports". The number determined how many Line Items print per page. It is used for a document such as an Invoice.
Copies is used if you are printing the document using the "SuperReport". It determines the number of documents to print.
Super Report Options is an area to set up choices for this report. These choices cause changes to the "SuperReport Editor".
Show Editor opens the "SuperReport Editor" during printing.
Disable Print deactivates the "Print" button in the Editor.
Disable Editor deactivates the "SuperReport Editor", allowing the report layout to be seen but not modified.
Moveable opens the editor in a movable window.
Large Editor opens the "SuperReport Editor" in a larger format.
Disable Load/Save deactivates the "Load" and "Save" buttons.
Disable Procedure prevents changes to scripts.
Sort Location, used to sort Line Items by their location instead of their sequence number.
Disable File Select deactivates the file selection options.
Prompt on Cancel prompts saving if modifications have been made to the report and you cancel out of the Editor.
Save w/o Prompt automatically saves any changes.
Special Choices is for future use.