Reporting properties

Use properties to fine-tune report behavior and appearance.

Navigate to Reports > Administration > Properties to configure the main reporting properties. In the navigation filter, enter sys_properties.list to configure other reporting properties.
Table 1. Reporting properties
Property Description Category

Truncates x-axis labels to 20 characters, if selected (Applicable only to charts generated with the charting v2 plugin)

glide.chart.truncate.x_axis_labels
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Global

Toggle animations on and off for charts generated with the charting v2 plugin

glide.chart.animation
Enables animations for reports and Performance Analytics visualizations that support animations.
Note: Map reports do not support animations and therefore do not follow this property.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Global

Truncates data labels from the front of the label.

glide.chart.data_labels.remove_leading
This property is applicable only if glide.chart.truncate.data_labels is set.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: false
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Global

Number of bins in a histogram chart (minimum 1, maximum 20)

glide.chart.histogram.bins
Determines the number of sections that appear on the Y axis of the histogram.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 10 (Allowed range of values 1–20)
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Histogram

Color of the mean value dot in box and trendbox charts.

glide.chart.box.mean.color
Sets the color of the 'mean' value dot in a box or trendbox report.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: #2f7ed8
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Box, Trendbox

Opens drill down information or a list in a new window or tab when user clicks a chart item, if selected

glide.chart.drill.open_new_win
When enabled:
  • For reports that have a drill down defined, each clicked drill down report opens in a new window or tab.
  • For reports that do not have a drill down defined, when a chart item is clicked, this opens a list in a new window or tab.

When set to false, opens a new page.

  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: false
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Global

Color of the box and whisker in box charts

glide.chart.box.color
Sets the color of the box report.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: #FF0000
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Box

Default Color list name for each dataset

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 data set to a chart. If there are more data sets than default colors, the colors repeat.

  • Type: string
  • Default value: Default Color
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Global

List of color palette names that are used as a default color palette for each dataset

glide.ui.report.datasets.default_palettes
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 data set to a chart. If there are more data sets than default palettes, the palettes repeat.

  • Type: string
  • Default value: Default UI14
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Pie, Bar, Horizontal bar, Donut, Semi-donut

Set the default map for reports of type 'Map'

glide.ui.report.map.default_map
Specifies the default map to use when creating Map-type reports.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: world
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Map
glide.ui.chart.color Specify the chart color.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: #006DDA
  • Location: Add a system property to the System Property [sys_properties] table
Global

glide.ui.chart.use_full_color_palette

Bars in bar and Pareto charts are generated with different colors for each bar, if selected

  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: #false
  • Location: Reports > Administration > Properties
Bar, Horizontal bar, Pareto
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 when labels are too long.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 14
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
Global
glide.chart.label.legend.truncate_to.large Truncates legend labels for left or right legend alignment for large charts. Prevents shrinking of charts when labels are too long.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 20
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
Global
glide.report.calendar.max_days_back Enables you to specify the number of days with events that are returned when you browse backward and forward in a calendar report. Evaluated on the Calendar by field in the report creator.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 30
  • Location: Add a system property to the System Property [sys_properties] table
Calendar
glide.report.calendar.default_event_duration The default duration for an event without a specified end date.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: 01:00:00 (One hour, zero minutes, zero seconds)
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
Calendar
glide.ui.filter.first_day_of_week Identifies the first day of the calendar week for the company. By default, the start of the week is Monday, meaning that the calendar week begins with Monday and ends with Sunday. To change this behavior, add the property glide.ui.filter.first_day_of_week to the instance as an integer property. Set the value to the integer corresponding with the day of the week that the calendar begins on, where 1 is Sunday, 2 is Monday, and so on. The function impacts all charts and calculations where the day of the week is used as a parameter.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 2
  • Location: Add a system property to the System Property [sys_properties] table
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
  • Location: Add a system property to the System Property [sys_properties] table
Horizontal bar
glide.ui.chart.pie.labels Enables (true) or disables (false) labels on pie chart slices.
glide.ui.chart.pie.labels.max_items Sets the maximum number of pie chart slice values that can be returned in order to display their labels.

The maximum length of a data label for a chart. If longer, the label is truncated and an ellipsis (…) appended.

glide.chart.data.label.truncate_to
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 13
  • Location: System Property [sys_properties] table
Global