Save as file

This function lets you export the displayed report page to your local PC, presentation server or application server.

You can choose from the following formats:

You can download either the columns currently displayed or all columns.

You can download either the columns currently displayed or all columns.

Rich text format is only available if your are downloading to a presentation server. You can only export the columns displayed.

You should not choose All columns unless you are sure that your server can handle a large number of columns.

Procedure

  1. Choose a format.
  2. Choose which elements of the report you would like to download (such as the list header). Different elements are possible, depending on which format you chose.
  3. Enter a path and file name for the file.
  4. You can define a default path name for the files you download. Choose System ® User defaults ® User parameters and enter the desired path under the parameter DLF.

  5. Specify whether undefined values in the report list should be displayed as zeros or as text (such as "Division by zero").
  6. If you save the file on your presentation server, you can also decide whether or not you want to process the exported data immediately in a PC application.