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{{Module Introduction|BI Script|General}} allows the creation of Business Intelligence (BI) scripts, which are used to display robust HTML reports. These reports can be saved, printed, or displayed in the {{Module|Dashboard}}. Fishbowl includes several scripts for free. To order a custom script, contact {{email|reports}}.
 
{{Module Introduction|BI Script|General}} allows the creation of Business Intelligence (BI) scripts, which are used to display robust HTML reports. These reports can be saved, printed, or displayed in the {{Module|Dashboard}}. Fishbowl includes several scripts for free. To order a custom script, contact {{email|reports}}.
  
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== Module buttons {{top}} ==
  
== Module buttons {{top}} ==
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The following buttons are located at the top of the module.
  
 
{{Module Button|New}} creates a new {{Module Button|Page|3=text-top}}. Click the drop-down arrow to create a new {{Module Button|Template|3=text-top}}, {{Module Button|Style|3=baseline}}, or {{Module Button|Script|3=text-top}}.
 
{{Module Button|New}} creates a new {{Module Button|Page|3=text-top}}. Click the drop-down arrow to create a new {{Module Button|Template|3=text-top}}, {{Module Button|Style|3=baseline}}, or {{Module Button|Script|3=text-top}}.
  
{{Module Button|Import Script|Import}} allow BI scripts to be imported from a JSON file.
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{{Module Button|Import Script|Import}} allows BI scripts to be imported from a JSON file.
  
 
{{Module Button|Save}} will save changes to the file that is currently open.
 
{{Module Button|Save}} will save changes to the file that is currently open.
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{{Default Buttons}}
 
{{Default Buttons}}
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== Component buttons {{top}} ==
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The following buttons are located on the component toolbar to the right. The '''Include''' buttons will insert the name of an item at the current cursor position.
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* The {{Icon Button|Run|Preview Page}} shows a preview of any {{Module Button|Page|3=text-top}}.<br>[[File:BI Script.png|link=]]
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* The {{Icon Button|Include script}} inserts the name of a saved {{Module Button|Script|3=text-top}}, {{Module Button|Style|3=baseline}}, or {{Module Button|Template|3=text-top}}.<br>[[File:Include Script.png|link=]]
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* The {{Icon Button|Include parameter}} inserts the name of a built-in parameter.<br>[[File:Include Parameter.png|link=]]
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* The {{Icon Button|Include built-in javascript}} inserts the name for any of the built-in javascripts.<br>[[File:Include Javascript.png|link=]]
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== Preview buttons {{top}} ==
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The following buttons are located at the top of the preview window.
  
 
== View {{top}} ==
 
== View {{top}} ==

Revision as of 18:34, 10 April 2018

Icon.BI Editor.png The BI Script module, located in the General group, allows the creation of Business Intelligence (BI) scripts, which are used to display robust HTML reports. These reports can be saved, printed, or displayed in the Small.Dashboard.png Dashboard module. Fishbowl includes several scripts for free. To order a custom script, contact reportsEmail.pngfishbowlinventory.com.

Module buttons Template:Top

The following buttons are located at the top of the module.

New Button.png New creates a new Page Button.png Page. Click the drop-down arrow to create a new Template Button.png Template, Style Button.png Style, or Script Button.png Script.

Import Script Button.png Import allows BI scripts to be imported from a JSON file.

Save Button.png Save will save changes to the file that is currently open.

Delete Button.png Delete will delete the file that is currently open.

Duplicate Button.png Duplicate will create a duplicate of the file that is currently open.

Email Button.png Email opens a window to compose an email. If the module's default report is specified, the PDF report will be attached. Email can be configured on the Email tab of the Small.Settings.png Settings module.

Print Button.png Print sends the default module report to the printer.

How To Button.png How To opens this article in a web browser.

Refresh Button.png Refresh reloads whatever is currently open in the module.

Component buttons Template:Top

The following buttons are located on the component toolbar to the right. The Include buttons will insert the name of an item at the current cursor position.

  • The Run Icon Button.png Preview Page button shows a preview of any Page Button.png Page.
    BI Script.png
  • The Include script Icon Button.png Include script button inserts the name of a saved Script Button.png Script, Style Button.png Style, or Template Button.png Template.
    Include Script.png
  • The Include parameter Icon Button.png Include parameter button inserts the name of a built-in parameter.
    Include Parameter.png
  • The File:Include built-in javascript Icon Button.png Include built-in javascript button inserts the name for any of the built-in javascripts.
    Include Javascript.png

Preview buttons Template:Top

The following buttons are located at the top of the preview window.

View Template:Top

BI scripts can be viewed by double-clicking a Page Button.png Page, and then clicking the Run Icon Button.png Preview button on the component toolbar to the right.

Component toolbar scripts.png

The buttons at the top of the preview window can be used to Print Button.png Print the current view or Save Button.png Save it as a PDF.

BI Script.png

Click the Modify Report Button.png Parameters button to modify the script parameters.

Script parameters.png

BI scripts can also be viewed by adding them to the Small.Dashboard.png Dashboard module.

Tips Template:Top

  • Items on a pie chart can be hidden by clicking the label in the legend.
    Pie hide.png
  • When previewing a script, click the Refresh Button.png Refresh button to include any changes to the data that have happened since the last preview.