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Drill down reports in the WAS?

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  • Drill down reports in the WAS?

    Is drill down reporting available in the WAS?
    Gary S. Traub, Ph.D.


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    Re: Drill down reports in the WAS?

    not as reports because exporting the report to pdf (or any other format) will not export this functionality.
    Cheers
    Mauricio

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    • #3
      Re: Drill down reports in the WAS?

      Didn't think so. Thanks for responding.

      Gary
      Gary S. Traub, Ph.D.

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        Re: Drill down reports in the WAS?

        I almost forgot, I have done something very similar to a drilldown report with pdf, and this is possible even on version 8,

        if you put a full URL into your report, when it gets exported to pdf it will be "clickable" and will redirect you to the specified page,

        the trick is to make a grid that contains the detailed information of what ever your report is based on and set it up to be filtered by a session variable, lets say "session.id"

        so when you make the report just put a calculated field that looks something like this: "http://ServerName/PageName.a5w?session.id="+ID_number (id_number is a field from your table)

        then run the report to PDF and the link should redirect you to the detailed Grid. is very simple once you understand the basics.
        Cheers
        Mauricio

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          Re: Drill down reports in the WAS?

          Very cool idea Mauricio

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