Convert to Crosstab Dialog Box Properties
This topic describes how you can use the Convert to Crosstab dialog box to convert a table or chart to a crosstab. Server displays the dialog box when you focus on a table or a chart and then select on the visualization toolbar but the data fields in the table or chart are not enough for a crosstab.
Specifies a title for the crosstab.
Specifies the font properties of the crosstab title. After you select the button, Server displays the following dialog box for you to edit the font properties:
Specifies the font face of the title.
- Font Style
Specifies the font style of the title. It can be one of the following: regular, bold, italic, and bold italic.
Specifies the font size of the title.
Specifies the position of the title to be left, right, center, or justify.
- Font Color
Specifies the font color of the title.
- Background Color
Specifies the background color of the title.
To specify a color, select the color image to select a color from the color palette, or select More Colors in the color palette to select a color using the Color Picker dialog box.
Accepts the font settings and closes the dialog box.
Cancels editing the font properties and closes the dialog box.
Specifies a business view on which the crosstab will be built from the Data Source drop-down list.
Opens the Query Filter dialog box to specify the filter which you want to apply to the selected business view.
Displays the elements in the selected business view.
Show All Fields/Show Used Fields
Specifies to show all the business view elements or only the ones used in the current data component in the Resources box. Not available when you select another business view to convert to crosstab with.
Sorts the view elements in the specified order from the drop-down list. Once a user changes the order, it will be applied to all the resource trees where business view elements are listed for this user.
- Predefined Order
Select if you want to sort the view elements in the order as in the Business View Editor of Designer.
- Resource Types
Select if you want to sort the view elements by resource type. Namely, category objects come first, then group objects, then aggregation objects, and at last detail objects.
- Alphabetical Order
Select if you want to sort the view elements in alphabetical order. Logi Report sorts the elements that are not in any category first, and then the categories. It also sorts the elements in each category alphabetically.
Launches the search bar to search for view elements.
See the following options in the search bar:
- Text box
Type the text you want to search in the text box. Server lists the values that contain the matched text.
Select to close the search bar or clear the typed text.
Select the button and Server displays more search options.
- Highlight All
Select if you want to highlight all matched text.
- Match Case
Select if you want to search for text that meets the case of the typed text.
- Match Whole Word
Select if you want to search for text that looks the same as the typed text.
- Highlight All
When you selected Highlight All, you can use this button to go to the previous matched text.
When you selected Highlight All, you can use this button to go to the next matched text.
Adds the selected group object to be displayed in the columns of the crosstab.
Adds the selected group object to be displayed in the rows of the crosstab.
Adds the selected aggregation object or detail object to be the summary field of the crosstab.
Lists the group objects that will be displayed in the columns/rows of the crosstab.
Specifies the text of the labels for the column/row headers. You can select the text boxes to edit the label text, or select the Auto Map Field Name check boxes beside the text boxes to automatically map the label text to the dynamic display names of the objects.
Specifies the sort order of the group objects.
Lists the objects that you select to create summaries.
Specifies the text of the labels for the summaries. You can select the text boxes to edit the label text, or select the Auto Map Field Name check boxes beside the text boxes to automatically map the label text to the dynamic display names of the objects.
Specifies the functions used to summarize data of the selected detail objects.
- Distinct On
Available and should be set when DistinctSum is selected as the aggregate function. It specifies the detail objects according to whose unique values to calculate DistinctSum. Select in the text box to select the detail objects in the Select Fields dialog box.
- Comparison Function
Opens the Comparison Function dialog box to add a comparison function as an aggregate for the crosstab.
Moves the selected view element one level up.
Moves the selected view element one level down.
Removes the selected resource.
Converts to the specified crosstab and closes the dialog box.
Cancels the conversion and closes the dialog box.
Displays the help document about this feature.
Ignores the setting and closes this dialog box.