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Select Layout

This tutorial shows how to choose the layout (format) of the report in Report Generator. Available layout options are:

  • Standard No Grouping. Single station or multi-station report. The report will display for all stations defined with elements listed on a per-station basis. That is, each report will include all elements for that station for the time period defined.
  • Group Elements by Month. Single station or multi-station report. The report will display for all elements defined, grouped by month.
  • Chart (Single station only). Single station report. The report will display a line chart for all elements defined for the station.

The example uses a Standard data report (Snow Depth) to change the layout for data displayed in the View Report tab from Standard to Chart.

The tutorial consists of two, quick lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Change layout from Standard to Group Elements by Month
  • Lesson 2: Change layout from Standard to Chart (Single station only)

Lesson 1: Change Layout from Standard to Group Elements by Month

  1. Start Report Generator.
  2. In the View Report tab, select Group Elements by Month in the Layout drop-down list. The report will change from elements being listed on a per-station basis to elements being listed on a per-month basis.

Lesson 2: Change Layout from Standard to Chart (Single station only)

  1. Start Report Generator.
  2. In the View Report tab, select Chart (Single station only) the Layout drop-down list. The report will change from a tabular format to a line chart.

Tip: To save the results of this report:

  • Select the pdf icon () to save the results into Adove .pdf format.
  • Select the csv format icon () to save the file to a comma-separated value (.csv) format or to an Excel (.xls) spreadsheet.
  • Right click on the chart image and select Save Image As... to save the chart to a graphics format, such as jpg or png.

This completes the Select Layout tutorial.