Building a Custom Report
You might have a specialized report requirement that none of the built-in text or visual reports fulfills. The following sections describe how to create a new text report and a new visual report from scratch.
Creating a New Text Report
When you create a new text report, you start with a report template that gives you the framework within which to build a good report. There are four text report templates, or report types:
If you’ve edited or copied any existing text reports, or just looked at a report’s definition out of curiosity, you’re probably already familiar with at least some of these report types. They’re also the basis for all the built-in text reports. You can preview any of these ...