Default Tab

View or modify each field on the Default tab, as described in Table 8-4. Field window Default tab field descriptions.

Table 8-4. Field window Default tab field descriptions

Field Name

Description

Default Type

Select the type of default value to use. Choices include:

  • Constant. Specifies that the constant value provided in the Visible Value field should be displayed.

  • Parameter. Specifies that the dynamic value provided in the Depends On field should be displayed.

  • None. Specifies that no default value should be displayed.

Visible Value

Specify the default value. This value should be what the user would typically specify in the field.

If the report type field that you are defining is validated using a drop-down or an auto-complete list, this field displays only valid values. For example, if you have selected a drop-down list validation with possible values of High, Medium, or Low, you can specify a Visible Value of only High, Medium, or Low.

This field is enabled only if Constant is chosen as the Default Type.

Depends On

Select the default value. This value should be what the user would typically specify in the field. Choices are limited to those tokens defined for this report type

This field is enabled only if Parameter is chosen as the Default Type.