Reporting properties

The Properties module provides access to some configurable properties for the Reporting application.

Additional properties can be added to the System Properties table to fine tune report settings.
Table 1. Reporting properties
Property Description
glide.ui.report.new_home Enables the redesigned Reports list layout. If false, group reports are shown. If true, the number of rows removed from lists by security constraints is shown.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: false
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
glide.report_home.group_report.show_usr_grp Enables the Reporting preferences link in the user's profile.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: false
  • Location: Add to the System Property [sys_properties] table
Note: The glide.report_home.group_report.show_usr_grp system property is deprecated and can no longer be used.
glide.report.new_home.heavy Sets the number of performance-intensive reports that are displayed on the Heavy tab of the report_admin's Reports list.
  • Type: Integer
  • Default value: 25
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
glide.report.new_home.most_used Sets the number of most used reports that are displayed on the Most used tab of the report_admin's Reports list.
  • Type: Integer
  • Default value: 25
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
glide.report.new_home.unused Sets the number of unused reports that are displayed on the Unused tab of the report_admin's Reports list.
  • Type: Integer
  • Default value: 180
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
glide.report.use_charting_v2 Enables the new charting engine when the plugin is activated.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
Note: The glide.report.use_charting_v2 property is deprecated because the Report Charting v2 is automatically used after the ServiceNow instance is upgraded.
Global Chart Properties
glide.ui.chart.color Specifies the default color for all bars in non-stacked bar charts when the glide.ui.chart.use_full_color_palette property is set to false. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: string
  • Location: Add to the System Property [sys_properties] table
  • Default value: #006DDA
glide.ui.chart.height Specifies the height of a chart in pixels. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v1 plugin.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 300
glide.ui.chart.use_full_color_palette Enables the full color palette when set to true. When set to false, disables the full color palette and displays a single color for all bars in bar and Pareto charts unless stacking is applied. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value:
    • false - for new instances
    • true - for existing instances
glide.ui.chart.width Specifies the width of a chart in pixels. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v1 plugin.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 500
glide.chart.drill.open_new_win Opens a drill-down page in a new window or tab when set to true. When set to false, opens a new page. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: false
glide.chart.truncate.x_axis_labels Truncates X axis labels at 20 characters. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
glide.chart.label.legend.truncate_to Truncates legend labels for left or right legend alignment for all chart sizes except large charts. Prevents shrinking of charts in case of long labels.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 14
glide.chart.label.legend.truncate_to.large Truncates legend labels for left or right legend alignment for large charts. Prevents shrinking of charts in case of long labels.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 20
Pie Chart Properties
glide.ui.chart.pie.labels Enables labels on all pie chart slices. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v1 plugin.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
glide.ui.chart.pie.labels.max_items Sets the maximum number of pie chart slices on which to display labels.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 8
Bar Chart Properties
glide.ui.chart.bar.horiz.max_col_slant_labels Sets the maximum number of columns in a horizontal bar chart before slanting (angling) the labels.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 5
Histogram Properties
glide.chart.histogram.bins Determines the number of sections that appear on the Y axis of the histogram. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 10 (Allowed range of values 1 - 20)
Box and Trendbox Chart Properties
glide.chart.box.color Sets the color of the box chart. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: #FF0000
glide.chart.box.mean.color Sets the color of the 'mean' value dot in a box or trendbox chart. This property is applicable to charts generated using the Report Charting v2 plugin.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: #2f7ed8
Multiple Datasets Properties
glide.ui.report.datasets.default_colors Sets the default colors to use when adding multiple data sets to a single chart. These values are used when the Chart color value is Use one color.

Enter a comma-separated list of chart color Color name values. You can view available colors and define new colors on the Chart Colors [sys_report_chart_color] table.

Each color is used in order as the default chart color when adding a new data set to a chart. If there are more data sets than default colors, the colors repeat.

  • Type: string
  • Default value: Default Color
glide.ui.report.datasets.default_pallettes Sets the default palette to use when adding multiple data sets to a single chart. These values are used when the Chart color value is Use color palette.

Enter a comma-separated list of chart color scheme Name values. You can view available palettes and define new palettes on the Chart Color Schemes [pa_chart_color_schemes] table.

Each palette is used in order as the default chart palette when adding a new data set to a chart. If there are more data sets than default palettes, the palettes repeat.

  • Type: string
  • Default value: Default UI14