Create and run a report

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Go to Statistics.

To access this tool, select Statistics from the Tool Menu of your site..png

Select the Statistics tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Reports.

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Click Add.

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Enter a title and description. (Optional)

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Note: If you plan to save your report, a title is required.

Select What?

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This option allows to configure the type of activity to report. You can choose to report on Visits, Events, or Resources.

Visits

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Select Visits to report on site visits.

Events

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Select Events to report on activity (either by tool or by event). Click on the desired tools/events in the list of tools displayed. You may also select All to display events for all available tools.

Resources

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Select Resources to report on file/folder activity. This selection can be filtered by:

  • Action: New (file uploaded/folder created), Read (file opened for reading), Revise (file details or contents changed) or Delete (file/folder deleted).
  • Resources: Restricts report to selected files/folders or to files under selected folders.

Select When?

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This option allows to configure the time period to report.

  • All: All activity since site creation.
  • Last 7 days: Activity from the last 7 days.
  • Last 30 days: Activity from the last 30 days.
  • Last 365 days: Activity from the last 365 days.
  • Custom: Activity from a user-specified date interval.

Select Who?

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This option allows to configure the users to report.

  • All: All site users.
  • Role: Users with the a user-specified role.
  • Group: Users with the a user-specified group.
  • Custom: Users selected from the presented list. Multiple users can be selected pressing the CTRL (for disjoint selection) or ALT (for range selection) keys while clicking with the mouse.
  • None: To report users that don't match all the specified report conditions (e.g., selecting "Visits" + "All" date + "None" will report users that never visited the site).

Select How?

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This option allows to configure how the report will be presented. Totals by: Defines how to group report data (eg, selecting "User" + "Date" will present a report grouped by user and date). Multiple fields can be selected pressing the CTRL (for disjoint selection) or ALT (for range selection) keys while clicking with the mouse.

  • Number of results: Allows to limit the number of report results.
  • Presentation: Defines how the report will be presented (table and/or chart).
  • Chart type: Defines the type of chart to be presented (bar, pie or timeseries (line or bar)).
  • Chart data source/Chart series source: Defines the main source of chart data. Only fields selected on Totals by will be selectable.
  • Grouped by: (Bar chart only) Defines the grouping field for chart data. Only fields selected on Totals by will be selectable.

Limit number of results. (Optional)

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Select Presentation format.

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Click Save Report.

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Click Save Report to save this report to your list of custom reports.

Tip: If this is a one-time report that you do not want to save, you may select Generate Report instead to run it without saving.

Click on the report title to run the report.

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View report.

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More questions about the Statistics tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help