Best practices for reports
  • 17 Aug 2022
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Best practices for reports


Prerequisites

Here’s a quick checklist before you create any report.

1. Focus on Data Source Collection Elements and label names:

  • Once you start to get the report, you need to build a data source for it. For data source creation, select the required elements and provide the label names properly for ease of understanding.

2. Order of Columns:

  • Once you arrive at the end of data source creation. Make sure to re-order the columns as per the requirements, like 1st, 2nd, and n.

Best practices to follow while creating a report

Here are a few points that might help you to create reports for end-users:

  • Whenever you create a grid report, make sure to use grouping the elements and access like excel export and PDF export where ever required and give a proper name to better understand what the report is talking about.
  • Make sure to use the fit to grid option while creating a report with fewer columns for smooth usage.
  • Immediately after creating the report, give access to the respective roles in a particular workspace.
  • Make sure to place the report in a custom menu for easy access by the end-users.
  • On another note, when you want to create an actionable report. Create the data source type as a list screen instead of a report and add the required actions.

 


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