Creating Graphical Reports

Chris Quiroz -

Graphical reports are the most flexible and visual reports available. These reports are presentation-ready, can perform complex data analysis, and aggregate data from many sources.

Creating a new Graphical Report

  1. Click Analyze Results from the left-hand menu.
  2. Click Report Builder from the list of options.
  3. Under the Reports title, click the Basic: CSV dropdown.
  4. Click Graphical and select the PDF report format.
  5. Give your report a name and a description.
  6. Select the datasource from the Source dropdown.
  7. Click Save.
Changing your Report Name and Description
You can change your report title and description at any time.

To change your report title and description:

  • In Report Builder: Graphical Reports, click the report name.
  • Enter in a new name.
  • Click on the text Enter a description here (optional).
  • Either enter in a description or erase the text to leave it blank.
Using the Graphical Report Toolbar
The toolbar located at the top of your report lets you customize colors and language, and perform common actions.

In the toolbar, you can:

  1. Choose the language by clicking the English dropdown on the top right.
  2. Change the report colors by clicking the Default dropdown.
  3. Preview, Save, or Download your report.
  4. Toggle back to the Report Builder home page by clicking Back.
Adding Charts and Graphs to your Report
By default, Graphical reports are completely empty. You must add datasets that you want to see in the report. Then you can customize how the data appears.

To add data to your report:

  1. Click the + sign.
  2. The default dataset is a summary of the Round. To change the dataset source, click the General: Round dropdown and select another source.
  3. Change how data appears by clicking the table, pie chart, bar chart or time series icons.
  4. Click the add filter icon to limit the amount of data presented in the chart or graph.
  5. Click the Advanced button for more data formatting options. See Advanced Features below for more information.
  6. To remove the dataset, click the x in the top right corner.
  7. Click the + sign below your first graph add more data to your report.
Adding Measures and Data Formatting Options
The Advanced button presents data formatting options and measures for advance statistical analysis.

The Advanced features include:

  • Add Crosstab Dimension: When selected, another data source appears that you can crosstab your original data against. To edit it, click the Question dropdown and select the datasource.
  • Add Custom Measure: Measure your original dataset by another dataset and define the measurement unit. For example, you can breakdown application categories by GPA, and present it as a sum. Click Add Custom Measure to add two new dropdowns: Measure and Average. Measure is the data you want to measure the original datasource against. Average is the measurement units available.
  • Aggregate Options: Adds the median, mode, total, and standard deviation to your graph or chart.
  • Precision: Lets you specify how many decimal points you wish to show. A precision of 1 means to one decimal place.
  • Display Option: Summarizes variables by numbers (count) or percentages.
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