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ADCAR incorporates tools which allow an end-user who is familiar with using report design software, to create customized versions of existing reports. This section addresses how to "clone" an existing report and then open the Report Designer to modify the cloned template.

Cloning a Report

To clone an existing report from the reports library:

Open the Report Setup Dialog by selecting the report you which to clone from the appropriate menu.
Click the button to open the Templates Dialog. The Templates Dialog will list all of the report templates in the grouping.
Select the report template you want to clone, then click . A confirmation dialog will be displayed. Click OK. A dialog will be displayed, requesting a Menu Title for the new report
 

 
The Menu Title is the name of the new report as it will appear in the pull-down Reports menu. Change the preset "Copy of..." title to a short but descriptive name for the report (e.g. "Custom Currency Status"), then click OK. A dialog will be displayed, requesting a Description for the new report.
 

 
Enter a short description of the new report (e.g. "Customized Flight Crew Currency Status White Board"), then click OK. The new report will be created and added to the templates list.

Editing a Report Template

If you are unfamiliar with designing report templates or if you need specialized reports, ISBAOSolutions offers report design services. Custom report design services are available to registered customers for a nominal fee depending on the complexity of the desired report. Contact ISBAOSolutions for more information.

To edit a report template:

Open the Report Setup Dialog by selecting the report you which to modify from the appropriate menu.
Click the button to open the Templates Dialog. The Templates Dialog will list all of the report templates in the grouping.
Select the report template you want to modify, then click . The template will be displayed in the Report Designer window. See the Help menu at the top of the Report Designer for assistance.
When finished making changes, close the Report Designer to save the modified template.

 

 


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