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Dimensions and measures sort order

This setting will decide how the lists with dimensions and measures are sorted. 

"Sort alphabetical" will sort ascending in alphabetical order. This is the default.

"Sort by table order" follows the order the dimensions and measures are placed in the table starting from the left. If a special sort order is needed this is the easiest way to achieve that.

Sort selected items first

This will move all selected items in dimensions and measures to the top. The advantage is that no selected items are "hidden" in the lower part of the list. 

Allow collapse

When activated, the Custom Report will show only a title once the collapse size is reached. Collapse will happen when the min width OR min height is reached.

Export data set title

The data set title will be included in the export when the option is activated.

Mashup Export URL

When used in mash-ups it is typically required to change the export URL in order for the export to function as expected. Only change this if you understand how the extension will behave in a mashup.

Zero values on/off as default

This will set the default for zero values on/off. User can still change this in the extension from the context menu (unless visualization settings are hidden from the context menu).

Override include null values

This will override the setting from the master item table on including null values or not.

Defer Layout Update

This feature is essential when working with larger data sets since it limits the amount of times the values need to be recalculated. Enabling "defer layout update" will cause the Custom Report to wait with updating the table until the "Update layout" button is clicked. Thus allowing the user to make several selections in quick succession without having to wait for the data set to refresh.

Selection Settings

Allow selections

Enable selections to activate the icon in dimensions. 

Selection Bar

This shows/hides the small selection bar at the bottom of the dimension.

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