Creating Reports

If shapes have shape data fields in which you have entered data, you can generate a report that includes selected properties and values. Visio 2007 includes a number of predefined reports that you can use for specific types of information, such as asset reports, or you can create your own report and define its contents. What a report looks like depends on what you put in it and how you want to save it. Visio 2007 can save a report as an external file in XML format (with the file extension .vrd) or as a table shape on the drawing page that’s linked to the information.

To set up a new report or run an existing one, you use the Report command on the Data menu. The Report tool lists existing reports that you can run or modify, as ...

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