Getting Started with Geocortex Reports

Overview  

The Getting Started with Geocortex Reports (GSGR) course gives you the skills and knowledge to collect and compile spatial, non-spatial, and relational data in a report.


Course Outline  

Introduction to Reports

In this lesson you will learn how to explain how Geocortex Reporting supports the production of reports in ArcGIS and Geocortex environments by performing these tasks:

  • Explain how Geocortex Reporting supports the need to share site information
  • Explore an example report
  • Describe how to launch Geocortex Reporting
  • Identify the main components of Geocortex Report Designer interface
  • Describe the Geocortex Reporting architecture
  • Describe the VM Geocortex Reporting development configuration
  • Configure the Geocortex Workflow development VM

Report Components

In this lesson you will learn how to describe the components of a completed report by performing these tasks:

  • Describe a Geocortex report
  • Describe how reports collect data
  • Describe how reports are constructed
  • Explore a completed report

Create an ArcGIS Data Report

In this lesson you will learn how to configure a report using the New Report Wizard by performing these tasks:

  • Describe how to create a report template
  • Describe how to build a report using the New Report Wizard
  • Use the New Report Wizard to create a report with an ArcGIS Data Source
  • Describe how to filter the SQL Query using a parameter
  • Filter the query using a parameter
  • Describe how to configure a report to be run in Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 or Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS
  • Run a Geocortex report in Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 and Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS
  • Describe the configuration required for report collaboration

Create an ArcGIS Layer Report

In this lesson you will learn how to configure a report with data from a single ArcGIS layer by performing these tasks:

  • Describe the basic properties of a blank layout
  • Confirm Page Settings
  • Describe the bands found in a basic layer report
  • Describe the controls used in a basic report
  • Describe how to configure the appearance of a report
  • Configure a single ArcGIS layer report
  • Describe how to configure a group
  • Configure a group

Add Related Data

In this lesson you will learn how to add related data to a report by performing these tasks:

  • Identify the components required to add related data
  • Describe how to configure a related layer
  • Configure a related layer
  • Describe how to configure a Detail Report band with related data
  • Configure a detail report band with related layer data
  • Summarize properties that help organize a long list of items
  • Organize a multi-page report

Add Data from a Database

In this lesson you will learn how to add data from a database to a report by performing these tasks:

  • Describe how to add a database data source
  • Add a data source to an Access database
  • Describe how to configure a sub-report control with data
  • Describe how to coordinate the layout of the sub-report with the parent report
  • Configure a sub-report control with data

Configure Dynamic Content

In this lesson you will learn how to configure dynamic content in a report by performing these tasks:

  • Describe how to group results by field using the group header band
  • Group results by field
  • Describe the Expression Editor
  • Describe how to create a hyperlink
  • Create a dynamic hyperlink using the expression editor
  • Describe how to use the expression editor to create dynamic controls
  • Calculate fields using the expression editor
  • Describe how to add dynamic images to a report
  • Configure a dynamic image
  • Describe how to set content visibility
  • Use the expression editor to create dynamic content

Use Geocortex Features

In this lesson you will learn how to configure a report with additional Geocortex features by performing these tasks:

  • Describe how to add a chart to a report
  • Add a chart to a report
  • Describe how to run a report using Geocortex Workflow
  • Run a report using Geocortex Workflow
Self-Directed Training  

Need to fit training into your busy schedule?

The scheduled training below offers you an online, instructor-led classroom experience, but you can also take this course when it’s more convenient for you! Self-directed course delivery includes:

  • Three (3) consecutive days’ access to a Geocortex training environment
  • All course materials
  • Access to a Geocortex instructor during office hours

All self-directed courses are offered at the same prices as their instructor-led equivalents.

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Scheduled Training  

Interested in Geocortex training in a European time zone?
Please contact your regional Geocortex partner to find local training options. Check out the 1Spatial (UK) Geocortex on-site training options or the SIGGIS (Belgium) Geocortex on-site training options.