Drop Down Input Control for Build Your Own Reports

Drop down lists allow the user to select an item from list of data that you configure.


This image is an example of a drop down input in a report:


To display a drop down list in your report, configure the following settings on the Edit Report Input dialog box:

Setting Selection
Input Variable The name you will use as a parameter in the report query.
Display Name Then name that will appear as a label for the input in the report.
Input Variable Type String
Input Control Type DropDown
Required Optional
Default Value Full
Values DataSet
DataSet The data set you created for this input
Value Field backuplevel
Label Field backuplevel

The following image is an example of the configured settings.

Associated Input Variables

  • Boolean
  • Decimal
  • Integer
  • String