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After creating a Report Data in your model, you can generate a report directly from the Containment tree. You can right-click either Model or Report Data to generate it.

 

You must specify the template and data in the report data to generate a report from the Report Data in the Containment tree.

 

How to generate a report from Model in the Containment tree

  1. Right-click a package in the Containment tree, select Generate Report, and then select a template.


Generating a report from Model in the Containment tree

 

     2. Select the save location and type the filename.  A dialog will open asking if you want to open the report in the default viewer after the              report generating process is complete.

     3. Click either  or .

 

How to generate a report from Report Data in the Containment tree

  1. Create a project in MagicDraw.
  2. Click File > Use Project > Use Local Project. The Use Project dialog will open.
  3. Select the predefined path: <install.root>\profiles and the predefined profile: Report Profile
  4. Click . The Report Profile will be added to your project in read-only mode.
  5. Right-click Model and select Create Element.
  6. Select ReportData. Report Data will be created under Model.



    Creating report data in the Model in the Containment tree

  7. Right-click the Report Data in the Containment tree, and select Specification to open its Specification dialog.
  8. Select a template file, and click .



    Selecting a template file for the Report Data using the Specification dialog


  9. Right-click the Class element in the Containment tree, and select Quick Generate Report. The Select Location dialog will open.



    Generating a report from Report Data in the Containment tree


  10. Either create a new file, or select an existing one (the content of the generated report will override that of the selected file).

 

  • To open the Report Wizard dialog and modify the data or output properties, click the Report Wizard on the shortcut menu.
  • By default, the Quick Generate Report command will select the default settings from the last changes saved to the Report Data.

 

 

Glossary

 

Model is the package that is placed at the highest level of the Containment tree in MagicDraw.

Report data is a collection of variables in a report in Report Wizard.

Report template in Report Wizard is a file that serves as a starting point for a new report.

 

More information about generating reports in Report Wizard

 To learn more about generating reports using Report Wizard, you can visit the following page:

Generating Reports from Report Wizard

 

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