How to generate a custom section report

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Who can use this feature?
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account-multiple.png Admins and Supervisors

 


  

1. What is a custom section report

In a custom section report, you pick the custom metrics and dimensions and decide how they should be viewed at a time. This report also gives you the scope to include additional information that you may not have been able to include or capture in the other default reports with our pre-set metrics and dimensions.

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You can generate this report with three filters: techpack, folder, and keyword. Learn more about these in the next step. 

 

 


 

 

2. How to generate a custom section report

 

Make sure you have added custom sections within the techpacks you are generating this report for.

 

 

Step 1: Click on the menu icon mceclip0.png located in the top left corner of your account.

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Step 2: Click on this Reports option from the dropdown menu. 

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Step 3: Click on + add report in the top navigation bar to generate a new report.

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Step 4: Go to add reports and type the mceclip1.png name of the report. Next, under the type of report field select the mceclip2.png custom section from the dropdown options.

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Step 5: In this object selection field you are going to filter the techpacks you wish to include in the report. 

mceclip4.png Select the source of your techpack search by techpack name itself, a specific folder, or through a keyword.  mceclip3.png type in your search query here to look for a particular object.

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Please enter at least 4 characters in the object name or otherwise the filter would not be activated.

 

 

Step 6:  Click on filter and the list of all the techpacks under that object will appear.

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Step 7:  Click on mceclip6.png add to add that techpack in the report. You can also select mceclip3.png add all to report to include the whole list. 

Step 8: Click on mceclip8.png next. You will see a new pop-up window, that will list all the individual custom section matrics.

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Step 9:  Click on mceclip6.png add to add that custom section metrics in the report. Click on mceclip3.png generate report to generate a custom section report.

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The custom section report for the selected metrics for  mceclip6.png the selected techpacks will be generated as shown below.

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You can also customize your report by adding or removing certain data columns from these Manage columns Vector1.png  and manage rows row-icon.png icon located at the top-right corner of your report.

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Step 10: From this Vector1.png manage column option you can manage your:

 

 

10a. Manage Techpack columns:

Techpack columns refer to the details that are related to the techpack of the custom sections you have choosen.

You can simply use this tick_box.png check boxes to add/remove certain data sets from your report as per your requirement. The gif below shows how to customize your report columns.

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10b. Manage section cards:

Here you can choose to add or remove the cards in your custom section. You can simply use this tick_box.png check boxes to add/remove the cards from your report as per your requirement. The gif below shows how to customize your report columns.

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You can also choose to switch cards as row. Here is how it works:

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10c. Manage custom fields:

Here you can choose to add or remove the cards in your custom fields. You can simply use this tick_box.png check boxes to add/remove the cards from your report as per your requirement. The gif below shows how to customize your report columns.

 

 

10d. Manage other settings:

Here you can choose to repeat techpack custom settings that you set in 10a. You can simply use this tick_box.png check boxes to add/remove them from your report as per your requirement. The gif below show as how to customize your report columns.Manage other settings.gif

 

 

Step 11: From this row-icon.png manage rows option you can manage your:

 

11a. Manage section columns:

Here you can choose to add or remove the columns of your custom section. You can simply use this tick_box.png check boxes to add/remove the cards from your report as per your requirement. The gif below shows how to customize your report columns.

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10b. Manage other settings:

Here you can choose to repeat techpack custom settings that you set in 11a. You can simply use this tick_box.png check boxes to add/remove them from your report as per your requirement. The gif below shows how to customize your report columns.

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You can also download the report as a CSV file by clicking on this DOWNLOAD.jpg.png download icon located in the top right corner of the report.

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