Replacing summary reports with external report files

Introduced in 8.4

Introduced in 8.5

You can update the layout of an existing summary report by replacing the report with an external report file. For example, you can use this method to import your changes into Alloy Navigator reports.

NOTE: You may want to save your current report to an external file for backup purposes before replacing the layout. For details, see Saving report layouts to external report files.

To replace a report with an external report file:

  1. Choose Reports from the navigation menu and open a desired report category from the Categories pane.

  2. In the Reports grid, select the report you want to replace and choose Organize > Replace on the module menu.

  3. Select the source report file and click Open.