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 Dashboard module
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The following buttons are located at the top of the module.
New creates a new Page. Click the drop-down arrow to create a new Template, Style, or Script.
Import allows BI scripts to be imported from a JSON file.
Save will save changes to the file that is currently open.
Delete will delete the file that is currently open.
Duplicate will create a duplicate of the file that is currently open.
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 Settings module.
Print sends the default module report to the printer.
How To opens this article in a web browser.
Refresh reloads whatever is currently open in the module.
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 Preview Page button shows a preview of any Page.
- The Include script button inserts the name of a saved Script, Style, or Template.
- The Include parameter button inserts the name of a built-in parameter.
The following buttons are located at the top of the preview window.
BI scripts can be viewed by double-clicking a Page, and then clicking the Preview button on the component toolbar to the right.
The buttons at the top of the preview window can be used to Print the current view or Save it as a PDF.
Click the Parameters button to modify the script parameters.
BI scripts can also be viewed by adding them to the Dashboard module.
- Items on a pie chart can be hidden by clicking the label in the legend.
- When previewing a script, click the Refresh button to include any changes to the data that have happened since the last preview.