The Custom Report is very flexible and allow users to customize the look and feel of their Custom Report. Each customizable section on the Custom Report can be accessed under the Appearance section in the property panel. With the numerous ways to style each section the design possibilities are endless!
Fonts: Fonts can be customized and fitted to Small, Medium or Large, colored to your preference and given a style of Bold, Italic or Underlined.
Items: The height of the items on the left side menu can be adjusted to Small, Medium or Large and colored to your preference.
Borders: Borders can be colored to give objects an immersive feel and or contrast the background.
Extension background color: The background of the extension can be colored to your preference.
Sort bar items: The sort bar items can be customized to a color of your preference and separate settings are available for dimensions and measures.
Styling Dimension Panel
|Example report without customization|
|Example report with quick customization|
Collapse and expand left menuThe entire left side menu can be set to collapse and expand so you can focus more on the data in front of you. To access this feature, navigate to the Appearance → Settings section of the property panel. Under the label Left menu display mode, choose expandable. Also note that it is possible to start with the left menu hidden. This can be particularly useful when using Analytic Search.
Show or hide Data Sets
If the user is only working with one data set the whole Data Sets section can be hidden with a simple click in the Hide data sets box. Note that this removes access to Presets but switching between data-sets can still be allowed on the context menu.
Appearance Tips & Tricks
It is possible to hide the visualization title and visualization switch using this setting:
When hidden, switching is still available using the context (right-click) menu.
Change the visualization background and border using "forced" settings. (Note that these colors will not be respected during exports due to limitations in Qlik Sense exports.