Executing Reports in the Background Using Variants

Use

You can execute reports in the background using so-called selection variants. Selection variants let you save entries for variables along with other settings for a report.

You can enter selection variants for several reports into a so-called variant group, and execute the entire variant group in background processing.

Features

You can use the following functions for executing reports in the background using variants:

Maintain Variants

Here you save entries for variables along with other settings for a report.

Define Variant Group

Here you create a variant group by entering a name, a short text, and a description.

Maintain Variant Group

This function lets you enter variants for different reports in your variant group.

Schedule Variant Group

This function lets you schedule the entire variant group for background processing.