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Insert Link

The Insert Link dialog box is used to link the selected object to a specified target. It appears when you right-click an object, select Link on the shortcut menu.

Conditional Link

Specifies whether it is a conditional link. If the option is selected, the object can be linked to different targets based on different conditions.

  • Add button
    Adds a new condition in the Edit Conditions dialog box.
  • Edit button
    Edits the selected condition.
  • Delete button
    Removes the selected condition.
  • Move Up button
    Moves the selected condition one step up.
  • Move Down button
    Moves the selected condition one step down.
  • Others
    If the option is selected, you can define to which target the object will be linked when none of the conditions you have specified is met.

Link Type

Specifies the type of the link target for the object if it is not a conditional link or for the object under the selected condition if it is a conditional link. It can be one of the following:

More

Displays more link options. Available only for the Report and Content link types.

OK

Applies the settings and closes the dialog box.

Cancel

Cancels the changes and exits the dialog box.

Help button

Displays the help document about this feature.

Close button

Ignores the setting and closes this dialog box.

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Report

It helps you to link a specified object to a report.

Insert Link dialog - Report

Report

Specifies the target linked report. Select the Browse button to select the desired report in the Select a Report dialog box.

Target

Specifies the window or frame in which to load the linked report.

  • New Window
    Loads the linked report into a new window. This window is not named.
  • Parent Frame
    Loads the linked report into the parent frame of the frame that contains the link. Not available for link in chart.
  • Same Frame
    Loads the linked report into the same frame as the link.
  • Whole Window
    Loads the linked report into the full browser window. Not available for link in chart.
  • <Server Setting>Target of Detail Table Report and Links Loads the linked report according to setting of the
    option in the Web Report Studio profile.
  • Other Frame
    Loads the linked report into some other specified frame. If the frame name does not exist, the linked file will be loaded into a new window.

Filter tab

Specifies the filter conditions based on which the link relationship between the primary report and the linked report is set up.

  • Components
    Specifies the components in the linked report that will be interlinked with the primary report.
    • Add button
      Adds a component in the linked report to be interlinked with the primary report.
    • Delete button
      Removes the selected component.
  • Default Linked Component
    Specifies the component that is displayed by default in the linked report when the link is triggered in exported result.
  • Field Conditions
    Lists the link conditions between the primary report and the linked report.
    • Add button
      Adds a new condition line.
    • Delete button
      Removes the selected condition lines.
    • Fields (Primary)
      Lists the selected fields in the business view used by the selected component in the primary report.
    • OP
      Specifies the operator to compose the condition. It can be "=", "<>", "<", ">", "<=", ">=" or "IN".
    • Fields (Linked)
      Lists the fields in the business views of the linked report which are of the same data type as the selected fields in the primary report.
  • Pass on-screen filters to the linked components
    Specifies whether to apply the on-screen filters which refer to the filters created via the Filter panel and filter controls in the primary report to the selected components of the linked report.
    • Mapping Table
      Opens the Mapping Table dialog box to define the mapping relationship based on which the on-screen filters in the primary report are passed to the linked report. Activated when the trigger component in the primary report and the selected component in the linked report use different business views.

Parameters tab

This tab is available when the linked report uses parameters. It helps you to assign values to the parameters of the linked report automatically.

  • Parameter from Linked Report
    Lists all parameters contained in the linked report.
  • Field from Primary Report
    Lists all the DBFields, formulas, summaries and parameters in the primary report which are of the same data type as the parameters of the linked report. Select the field the value of which you want to assign to parameter of the linked report from the drop-down list. If the selected field is a parameter field, you can choose to assign its current value or initial value to the parameter of the linked report.
    • Current Value
      If selected, the most recently specified value of the primary report parameter will be assigned to the parameter of the linked report.
    • Initial Value
      If selected, the original value of the primary report parameter will be assigned to the parameter of the linked report.

Advanced tab

Specifies to pass the values of the filter objects such as filter controls in the primary report to those in the linked report.

  • Add button
    Adds a new line to pass values between the filter objects in the primary report and the linked report.
  • Delete button
    Removes the selected lines.
  • Primary Report Property/Object
    Displays the filter objects in the primary report the values of which will be passed to those in the linked report. Select Select Value to select a filter object in the primary report in the Select Value dialog box.
  • Linked Report Property/Object
    Displays the filter objects in the linked report which will adopt the values passed from filter objects in the primary report. Select Select Value to select a filter object in the linked report in the Select Value dialog box. You need to make sure that values of the filter object in the primary report can be applied to the filter object in the linked report in the same line.

Pass style group information down to linked report

Specifies whether or not to apply the style group of the primary report to the linked report.

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URL

It helps you to link a specified object to a location specified by a URL.

Insert Link dialog - URL

Hyperlink

Specifies the URL for the hyperlink that is to be used to link the object. Fields can work in the hyperlink only when they are inserted via the Add Dynamic Field option.

  • Add Dynamic Field
    Opens the Select Field dialog box to insert a field into the URL.

Target

Specifies the window or frame in which to load the location specified by the URL.

  • New Window
    Loads the linked file into a new window. This window is not named.
  • Parent Frame
    Loads the linked file into the parent frame of the frame that contains the link.
  • Same Frame
    Loads the linked file into the same frame as the link.
  • Whole Window
    Loads the linked file into the full browser window.
  • <Server Setting>Target of Detail Table Report and Links Loads the linked file according to setting of the
    option in the Web Report Studio profile.
  • Other Frame
    Loads the linked file into some other specified frame. If the frame name does not exist, the linked file will be loaded into a new window.

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E-Mail

It helps you to link the specified object to an e-mail address.

Insert Link dialog - Mail

Hyperlink

Specifies the e-mail address that the object will be linked to. Then after you trigger the link, an e-mail will be popped with the information specified in the Hyperlink box. You can then further customize the e-mail and send it.

  • Add Dynamic Field
    Opens the Select Field dialog box to insert a field into the e-mail address.

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Content

It helps you to link the object to a Blob data type field. The Blob data type field will be bound to the object and displayed as a hyperlink. You can download the Blob content by triggering the link. In Logi Report, Blob could be image, Binary, Blob, Clob, LongBlob, LongClob, Varbinary, Longvarbinary, and so on.

Insert Link dialog - Content

Query

Specifies the business view which contains the required Blob data type field.

When you set the link type to Content, Logi Report will check whether there are such kind of business views available. If not, options for this link type will be disabled.

Content Type

Specifies the content type for the Blob type data. You can select the button Formula button to bind it with a string type business view element, or with a dynamic formula in the current report.

File Name

Specifies the file name for the linked Blob type data. You can select the button Formula button to bind it with a string type business view element or with a dynamic formula in the current report.

Content

Specifies the Blob data type field in the selected business view.

Filter tab

Specifies the link conditions between the business view used by the current report and the business view that contains the linked Blob content.

  • Field Conditions
    Lists the filter conditions between the two business views.
    • Add button
      Adds a new condition line.
    • Delete button
      Removes the selected condition lines.
    • Fields (Primary)
      Lists the selected fields of the business view used by the current report.
    • OP
      Specifies the operator to compose the condition. It can be "=", "<>", "<", ">", "<=", ">=" or "IN".
    • Fields (Linked)
      Lists the fields in the business view that contains the linked Blob content, which are of the same data type as the selected fields in the business view used by the current report.

Parameters tab

This tab is available when the business view that contains the linked Blob content uses parameters. It helps you to assign values to the parameters automatically.

  • Parameters
    Lists all parameters the business view that contains the linked Blob content uses.
  • Value
    Lists all the view elements in the business view as well as formulas, aggregations and parameters used by the current report, which are of the same data type as the parameters the business view that contains the linked Blob content uses. Select the field the value of which you want to assign to a parameter from the drop-down list.

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