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TN DR114 Scheduling Reports in Dream Report

Description

This article from InSource shows how to schedule reports to be generated automatically in Dream Report for Wondware.

  • Author: Rich Brooks
  • Published: 4/23/2019
  • Applies to: Dream Report for Wonderware v8.2 and higher

Details

The first step is to configure the reports settings.  This tech note assumes a report has already been created.  Right-click the report to select Report Settings.

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The next step is to select the report file format.  There are various options including Web, PDF, Email, Printer, and Excel.  Choose one or more.

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The next step is to enter the report time definition.  Configure from either Monthly/Yearly, Daily/Weekly, or Hours/Minutes/Seconds options.

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The next step define the report storage.  This determines where the report files are copied to for the users.

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The next step is to enable the runtime configuration.  This is enabled from Runtime | Runtime Configuration on the menu.  Select the Run as Service option to start the service automatically on bootup.

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A reboot of the PC is required for the change to be applied.

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Open the Runtime Management Console to verify the project is running. following the reboot.

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Verify that the reports are being generated by open the reports folder created previously.

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