6.11 Creating Data Sections Based on a Data Grid or Report

Add a data grid or data report to a Websheet with data sections.

6.11.1 Adding a Data Section to a Page

Add a data section to a page by selecting Data in the New Section wizard, then specify how to import the desired data grid or report.

If you do not have a saved report with the settings you need, create it now before adding the section.

Once you create a data grid or report, you add it to a page by adding a data section.

To add a data section:

  1. Run the Websheet application.
  2. From the Create menu, select New Section.
  3. When prompted for the section type, select Data and click Next.
  4. Specify the following:
    1. Data Section Source - Select either Data Grid or Report.
    2. Display Sequence - Enter the section display sequence.
    3. Data Grid/Report - Select the data grid or report to be used to display the data section.
    4. Report Settings to Use - For the selected data grid or report, select the report settings to use. This selection enables you to filter the rows and columns you want to display and set the columns to display.
    5. Title - Enter the section title.
    6. Maximum Row Count - Enter a value to define the maximum number of rows to query.
    7. Include - Select whether to add the following:
      • Add Row (available if Data Section Source is data grid)

      • Edit Row (available if Data Section Source is data grid)

      • Search Field

    8. Style - Choose a user interface style.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Create Section.

6.11.2 Editing a Data Section

Edit a data section by clicking its adjacent Edit icon.

Once you have added a data report to a page, you can change the section sequence, title, and user interface style.

To edit a data section:

  1. Run the Websheet application.
  2. Click the Edit icon that displays in the upper right of the section.
    The Edit Section page appears.
  3. Edit the fields provided. See item Help for more details.
  4. To save your changes, click Apply Changes.