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TN HistClient115 How to generate a simple report with Historian Client Workbook

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This Tech Note will walk you through creating a simple Historian Client Workbook report getting historical values for a tag out of the Historian Server. In this example it will be the ReactLevel Tag with the default time period.


  • Author: Alex Davenport
  • Published: 05/16/2015
  • Applies to: Historian Client



1 Open the Historian Client Workbook via Start - All Programs - Wonderware - Historian Client.




2 When the Workbook appears click on the Historian Tab and then click the Direct Query button.




3 The Direct Query Menu appears then click on the Query Form button highlighted below.




4 Once the Query Form Button is selected this calls the Historian Client Query tool as seen below.




5 In your Tags area find the relevant tag(s) you wish to use for obtaining data. If you want more than one tag hold down the Ctrl key to multi-select. They will appear in the Results area as seen below.




6 Click on the Query Type and select the History values option as seen below.




7 In the Results are you will see the data from the Historian Server that will be imported into the Report. If you want to refine the Columns you can select/deselect as appropriate. Click the OK button.




8 The Direct Query menu now updates with the SQL query from the Historian Query tool. Click on the OK button




9 The Historian Client Workbook will now update with the imported data from the Historian Server as seen below.