Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of TracReports


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Jul 6, 2013 6:47:50 PM (2 years ago)
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    1717  ''This will make the query module the default handler for the “View Tickets” navigation item. We encourage you to try this configuration and report back what kind of features of reports you are missing, if any.''
    1818
    19 
    2019A report consists of these basic parts:
    21  * '''ID''' -- Unique (sequential) identifier
    22  * '''Title'''  -- Descriptive title
    23  * '''Description'''  -- A brief description of the report, in WikiFormatting text.
    24  * '''Report Body''' -- List of results from report query, formatted according to the methods described below.
    25  * '''Footer''' -- Links to alternative download formats for this report.
     20 * '''ID''' Unique (sequential) identifier
     21 * '''Title''' Descriptive title
     22 * '''Description''' A brief description of the report, in WikiFormatting text.
     23 * '''Report Body''' List of results from report query, formatted according to the methods described below.
     24 * '''Footer''' Links to alternative download formats for this report.
    2625
    2726== Changing Sort Order ==
     
    3130
    3231== Changing Report Numbering ==
    33 There may be instances where you need to change the ID of the report, perhaps to organize the reports better. At present this requires changes to the trac database. The ''report'' table has the following schema (as of 0.10):
     32There may be instances where you need to change the ID of the report, perhaps to organize the reports better. At present this requires changes to the trac database. The ''report'' table has the following schema ''(since 0.10)'':
    3433 * id integer PRIMARY KEY
    3534 * author text
     
    4847Clicking on one of the report results will take you to that ticket. You can navigate through the results by clicking the ''Next Ticket'' or ''Previous Ticket'' links just below the main menu bar, or click the ''Back to Report'' link to return to the report page.
    4948
    50 You can safely edit any of the tickets and continue to navigate through the results using the Next/Previous/Back to Report links after saving your results, but when you return to the report, there will be no hint about what has changed, as would happen if you were navigating a list of tickets obtained from a query (see TracQuery#NavigatingTickets). ''(since 0.11)''
     49You can safely edit any of the tickets and continue to navigate through the results using the ''!Next/Previous/Back to Report'' links after saving your results, but when you return to the report, there will be no hint about what has changed, as would happen if you were navigating a list of tickets obtained from a query (see TracQuery#NavigatingTickets). ''(since 0.11)''
    5150
    5251== Alternative Download Formats ==
     
    5756=== Comma-delimited - CSV (Comma Separated Values) ===
    5857Export the report as plain text, each row on its own line, columns separated by a single comma (',').
    59 '''Note:''' Carriage returns, line feeds, and commas are stripped from column data to preserve the CSV structure.
     58'''Note:''' The output is fully escaped so carriage returns, line feeds, and commas will be preserved in the output.
    6059
    6160=== Tab-delimited ===
     
    7372A report is basically a single named SQL query, executed and presented by
    7473Trac.  Reports can be viewed and created from a custom SQL expression directly
    75 in from the web interface.
     74in the web interface.
    7675
    7776Typically, a report consists of a SELECT-expression from the 'ticket' table,
     
    10099See TracTickets for a detailed description of the column fields.
    101100
    102 '''all active tickets, sorted by priority and time'''
    103 
    104 '''Example:''' ''All active tickets, sorted by priority and time''
     101Example: '''All active tickets, sorted by priority and time'''
    105102{{{
    106103SELECT id AS ticket, status, severity, priority, owner,
    107        time as created, summary FROM ticket
     104       time AS created, summary FROM ticket
    108105  WHERE status IN ('new', 'assigned', 'reopened')
    109106  ORDER BY priority, time
    110107}}}
    111108
    112 
    113 ----
    114 
     109---
    115110
    116111== Advanced Reports: Dynamic Variables ==
     
    141136
    142137
    143 === Special/Constant Variables ===
    144 There is one ''magic'' dynamic variable to allow practical reports, its value automatically set without having to change the URL.
    145 
    146  * $USER -- Username of logged in user.
     138=== !Special/Constant Variables ===
     139There is one dynamic variable whose value is set automatically (the URL does not have to be changed) to allow practical reports.
     140
     141 * $USER Username of logged in user.
    147142
    148143Example (''List all tickets assigned to me''):
     
    166161
    167162=== Automatically formatted columns ===
    168  * '''ticket''' -- Ticket ID number. Becomes a hyperlink to that ticket.
    169  * '''id''' -- same as '''ticket''' above when '''realm''' is not set
    170  * '''realm''' -- together with '''id''', can be used to create links to other resources than tickets (e.g. a realm of ''wiki'' and an ''id'' to a page name will create a link to that wiki page)
    171  * '''created, modified, date, time''' -- Format cell as a date and/or time.
    172  * '''description''' -- Ticket description field, parsed through the wiki engine.
     163 * '''ticket''' Ticket ID number. Becomes a hyperlink to that ticket.
     164 * '''id''' same as '''ticket''' above when '''realm''' is not set
     165 * '''realm''' together with '''id''', can be used to create links to other resources than tickets (e.g. a realm of ''wiki'' and an ''id'' to a page name will create a link to that wiki page)
     166 * '''created, modified, date, time''' Format cell as a date and/or time.
     167 * '''description''' Ticket description field, parsed through the wiki engine.
    173168
    174169'''Example:'''
    175170{{{
    176 SELECT id as ticket, created, status, summary FROM ticket
     171SELECT id AS ticket, created, status, summary FROM ticket
    177172}}}
    178173
    179174Those columns can also be defined but marked as hidden, see [#column-syntax below].
     175
     176See trac:wiki/CookBook/Configuration/Reports for some example of creating reports for realms other than ''ticket''.
    180177
    181178=== Custom formatting columns ===
     
    183180assumed to be ''formatting hints'', affecting the appearance of the row.
    184181 
    185  * '''`__group__`''' -- Group results based on values in this column. Each group will have its own header and table.
    186  * '''`__color__`''' -- Should be a numeric value ranging from 1 to 5 to select a pre-defined row color. Typically used to color rows by issue priority.
     182 * '''`__group__`''' — Group results based on values in this column. Each group will have its own header and table.
     183 * '''`__grouplink__`''' — Make the header of each group a link to the specified URL. The URL is taken from the first row of each group.
     184 * '''`__color__`''' — Should be a numeric value ranging from 1 to 5 to select a pre-defined row color. Typically used to color rows by issue priority.
    187185{{{
    188186#!html
     
    195193</div>
    196194}}}
    197  * '''`__style__`''' -- A custom CSS style expression to use for the current row.
    198 
    199 '''Example:''' ''List active tickets, grouped by milestone, colored by priority''
     195 * '''`__style__`''' A custom CSS style expression to use for the current row.
     196
     197'''Example:''' ''List active tickets, grouped by milestone, group header linked to milestone page, colored by priority''
    200198{{{
    201199SELECT p.value AS __color__,
    202200     t.milestone AS __group__,
     201     '../milestone/' || t.milestone AS __grouplink__,
    203202     (CASE owner WHEN 'daniel' THEN 'font-weight: bold; background: red;' ELSE '' END) AS __style__,
    204203       t.id AS ticket, summary
     
    217216also possible to create multi-line report entries.
    218217
    219  * '''`column_`''' -- ''Break row after this''. By appending an underscore ('_') to the column name, the remaining columns will be be continued on a second line.
    220 
    221  * '''`_column_`''' -- ''Full row''. By adding an underscore ('_') both at the beginning and the end of a column name, the data will be shown on a separate row.
    222 
    223  * '''`_column`'''  -- ''Hide data''. Prepending an underscore ('_') to a column name instructs Trac to hide the contents from the HTML output. This is useful for information to be visible only if downloaded in other formats (like CSV or RSS/XML).
     218 * '''`column_`''' — ''Break row after this''. By appending an underscore ('_') to the column name, the remaining columns will be continued on a second line.
     219
     220 * '''`_column_`''' ''Full row''. By adding an underscore ('_') both at the beginning and the end of a column name, the data will be shown on a separate row.
     221
     222 * '''`_column`''' ''Hide data''. Prepending an underscore ('_') to a column name instructs Trac to hide the contents from the HTML output. This is useful for information to be visible only if downloaded in other formats (like CSV or RSS/XML).
    224223   This can be used to hide any kind of column, even important ones required for identifying the resource, e.g. `id as _id` will hide the '''Id''' column but the link to the ticket will be present.
    225224