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Force Platform Fundamentals: An Introduction to Custom Application Development in the Cloud by Andrea Leszek, Adam Gross, Nick Tran, Dave Carroll, Caroline Roth, Chris McGuire

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Introducing Custom Report Types

While dashboards are an excellent way of rendering data, many users will need information that’s more granular and unique to their job function, so they’ll need to create their own reports. You’ll want to control which data they can access for their reports, and make it easy for them to create reports that are useful. You can do both of these by creating custom report types.

Custom report types define the report criteria from which your users can run and create custom reports. When you create a custom report type, you specify the objects, relationships, and fields that users can select for their reports.

How are custom report types useful in our Recruiting app? Well, our recruiters will appreciate it if we give ...

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