Overview


The Content Setting page allows administrators to configure a wide range of defaults and formatting settings for content. Navigate to Menu > Administration >  Content Settings and change the settings that fall under the following tabs:


  1. Report Settings
  2. Chart Settings
  3. Dashboard Settings
  4. Storyboard Settings
  5. Signal Settings
  6. Content Settings

 

Report Settings



 Styles

Option

Description

Report Title

Title

Define the font formatting to be applied to the Report Title.

Description

Define the font formatting to be applied to the Report Description.

Border

Define a border for the Report Title & Description if one is required.

Background

Define a custom background colour for the Report Title & Description area if required.

Column & Row Headings

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to table Column and Row headings.

Background

Define the background colour to be applied to table Column and Row headings.

Header Height

Define the height of the table headers in pixels.

Header Padding

Define the space between the text in each header cell and the cell border in pixels.

Cross Tab Metric Headings

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to cross tab metric headings.

Background

Define the background colour to be applied to table cross tab metric headings.

Header Height

Define the height of the table headers in pixels.

Header Padding

Define the space between the text in each header cell and the cell border in pixels.

Cross Tab Column Values

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to cross tab column values.

Background

Define the background colour to be applied to table cross tab column values.

Header Height

Define the height of the table headers in pixels.

Header Padding

Define the space between the text in each header cell and the cell border in pixels.

Cross Tab Row Values

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to cross tab row values.

Background

Define the background colour to be applied to table cross tab row values.

Header Height

Define the height of the table headers in pixels.

Header Padding

Define the space between the text in each header cell and the cell border in pixels.

Data

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to table cells.

BackgroundDefine a custom background color for the Report data area if required.

Cell Height

Define the height of the table rows in pixels.

Cell Padding

Define the space between the text in each cell and the cell border in pixels.

Cell Spacing

Define the space between each cell in pixels.

Row Shading

Define an alternate row shading colour for the body of tabular reports.

Row Highlight

Define a highlight colour displayed when the mouse pointer hovers over a row.

Border
PositionDefine where borders should be displayed around the edges of the cell.
ColorDefine the color of the cell borders.
WidthDefine the thickness of the cell borders.

Section Title

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to Report Section titles.

Background

Define a background colour for Report Section titles.

Header & Footer

Header

Define the contents of the left, middle, and right page header areas used in report exports. The following components are available:

  • Date: this will insert the current date into the header when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Page No: this will insert a page number on each page of the report when it's exported, printed, or shared.
  • Description: this will insert the report description into the header when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Title: this will insert the report title into the header when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Time: this will insert the current time into the header when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Space: this will insert a space into the header, for use between two components, for example: date space time.
  • New Line: this will insert a line break into the header, for use between components, for example: title new line description.
  • Text: this will allow the administrator to provide custom text to be used in the header.
  • Image: this will allow the administrator to select an image to use in the header, such as a logo.

Footer

Define the contents of the left, middle, and right page footer areas used in report exports. The following components are available:

  • Date: this will insert the current date into the footer when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Page No: this will insert a page number on each page of the report when it's exported, printed, or shared.
  • Description: this will insert the report description into the footer when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Title: this will insert the report title into the footer when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Time: this will insert the current time into the footer when the report is exported, printed, or shared.
  • Space: this will insert a space into the footer, for use between two components, for example: date space time.
  • New Line: this will insert a line break into the footer, for use between components, for example: title new line description.
  • Text: this will allow the administrator to provide custom text to be used in the footer.
  • Image: this will allow the administrator to select an image to use in the footer, such as a logo.

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to header and footer text used in report exports.

Report Summary

Text

Define the font formatting to be applied to Report Summary text.

Default Chart Color

Specify the default chart color to be used in Report Summary charts.

 Layout

Option

Description

Filter Location

Select the default location for User Prompt filters to be displayed on the Report page.

Filter Width

Select the default length for User Prompt filter values display.

Drill Through Popup

Allow Drill Through reports to display in a lightbox if configured to use the 'Popup New Window' option.

Filter Breadcrumb Content

Select whether filter breadcrumbs should have a fixed width or be resized to fit their content.

 Private Reports

Option

Description

Allow Share

This will allow Private Report Writers to assign other users access to their report.

Watermark

Select an image to use as a watermark on Private Reports. (Optional)

Report Marker

Enter text to be used as a marker below the description for all Private Reports. (Optional)

 Public Reports

Option

Description

Watermark

Select an image to use as a watermark on Public Reports.

Approved Reports Watermark

Select an image to use as a watermark on reports that have been approved.

Watermark DisplaySelect whether watermarks should always be displayed on applicable reports, or only when such reports are exported.

Report Marker

Enter text to be used as a marker below the description for all Public Reports.

 Builder Settings

Option

Description

Report Data PreviewDefine a live preview of the report table on the report data page as it is being built.
Chart Data PreviewDisplay a live preview of the chart on the chart builder.
Display Filter ValuesDefine if, by default, a legend of filter values applied to the report is displayed, and where.
Display Access Filter ValuesDisplay access filter values in the filter legend on the report. The standard filter legend must be enabled to see these values.
Autorun Reports with FiltersDefine if, by default, the default and remembered filter values are applied and the report is run on first load.
Filter Run DelayDefine how soon a filter should be applied once the value has been changed.
Unique Report NamesSpecify if reports need to be saved with unique names in the system.
Email long running reportsDisplay the option to send long running reports as emails.
Post long running reports on timelineDisplay the option to post long running reports on timeline once loaded.
Approval FlagAn icon is displayed in the top toolbar indicating the report's approval status. This is only displayed for activated reports that are saved into a content folder that requires approval.
Approval PersonThe name and avatar of either the report creator or approver, based on approval status, will be displayed in the top toolbar.
 Canvas Settings

Option

Description

Canvas FontsDefine fonts to be available in the canvas editor. The value on the left should be the CSS Font Family name, and the value on the right should be the label you want to display in the canvas font selector.

Chart Settings



 Image Settings

Option

Description

Chart Image Format

Specify the image format for charts to be generated as. Options include PNG or JPG.

Draggable Thumbnails

Allow you to open a chart in a new window and drag the image into an open program or save it for later use.

 Animated Loading

Option

Description

Animated Chart Loading

Animate the chart as it loads.

Display Animation

Animate the chart multiple times per session - each time the chart is reloaded, filtered, or changed.

Per Session

Define the number of times charts animate within a session, this is animations across the system, not per chart.

 Active Charts

Option

Description

Active Chart Highlighting

Allow users to hover over an area on a chart with the mouse to highlight it.

Active Outline

Define the colour to outline the current active area.

Active Fill

Define the colour to fill the current active area.

Tooltip Outline

Define the colour to be used to outline chart tooltips.

Tooltip Background

Define the background colour to be used for chart tooltips. Define two different colours to use a gradient.

Tooltip Title

Define the colour of the Title text in chart tooltips.

Tooltip Text

Define the font and colour of the descriptive text in chart tooltips.

 Color Defaults

Option

Description

Default Style

Use only one color per category or series by default.

Colors

Define grids of color to be applied to charts by default. The first grid is for solid colors, the second is used to perform gradient shading when enabled.

Map Colors

Define the default colors to be used for maps. The first part of the range is allocated to negative numbers, the middle to zero, the second part to positive values.

Chart Background

Define the default chart background colour. Leave blank to set as transparent.

Plot Background

Define the default plot background colour. Leave blank to set as transparent.

Annotation Range Default

Define the default color to be used for Annotation Range highlighting on charts.

Bubble Shading Style

The bubbles will consist of two colors shaded together to give a rounded effect.

 Line Defaults

Option

Description

Width

Define the default thickness of lines used in charts.

Shapes

Line Shapes mark each data point on line charts.

 Fonts

Option

Description

Title

Define the font formatting to be applied to Chart Title text.

Axis Title

Define the font formatting to be applied to Chart Axis Title text.

Axis Label

Define the font formatting to be applied to Chart Axis Label text.

Legend

Define the font formatting to be applied to Chart Legend text.

Label

Define the font formatting to be applied to Chart Label text.

Series Selection

Define the font to be applied to Chart Series Selection text.

 Map Settings

Option

Description

GIS Base Layer

Specify whether or not to display a base layer underneath maps to provide location context by default.

Google API Access

Specify if Google Maps can be used. These require internet access to work.

Google Maps Point Limit

Specify the maximum number of single points to be displayed at any one time.

Google GIS Label Background

Define the colour to be used for Map Label backgrounds.

Google GIS Label Border

Define the colour to be used for GIS Maps Label borders.

Google Maps API KeyProvide the Google Maps API Key to be used to generate Google Maps.
Google Maps Premium API KeySpecify whether or not to interpret this API key as a premium ClientID.
 Aixs & Plot Defaults

Option

Description

Show X Gridlines

Display gridlines attached to the horizontal axis of the chart by default.

X Gridline Color

Define the color to display horizontal axis Gridlines by default.

Show Y Gridlines

Display gridlines attached to the vertical axis of the chart by default.

Y Gridline Color

Define the color to display vertical axis Gridlines by default.

Horizontal Axis Color

Define the color of the horizontal axis by default.

Horizontal Axis Thickness

Define the thickness of the horizontal axis by default.

Vertical Axis Color

Define the color of the vertical axis by default.

Vertical Axis Thickness

Define the thickness of the vertical axis by default.

 

Dashboard Settings



 

 Portlet Settings

Option

Description

Title Background Image

Hide the tab images behind the Title text of each portlet area. This will mean that the background colour is shown instead.

Action Buttons

Portlet buttons will only be displayed when the user hovers over a portlet.

 Filter Settings

Option

Description

Filter Location

Specify the default location of the filter panel on the Dashboard. This can be overridden on a tab by tab basis.

Apply Style

Specify the default display of the filter Apply button or text.

 Display Settings

Option

Description

Default Dashboard Width

Define the default width of the dashboard in pixels or % of the current window.

Alignment

Specify the default alignment of the dashboard.

Tab Buttons

Specify the location of the dashboard tab buttons, or disable them completely. These are the Add Tab, Edit, and Remove buttons.

My Content Location

Specify the location of the My Content panel, or disable it completely. This contains Favourite, Draft, and Recently Accessed content lists.

Associated Reports Location

Specify the location of the Associated Reports panel, or disable it completely.

Search Location

Specify the location of the Search box on the Dashboard, or disable it completely. This allows users to perform a content search, displaying results on the Browse page.

Lock Table Headings

Specify if column and/or row heading should be locked when displayed on the dashboard.

 Loading Settings

Option

Description

Page Refresh

Each time the user changes the tab they are viewing, only the items relevant to the tab are reloaded, such as reports, filters, units, etc. This is only compatible with browsers that support HTML5.

Dashboard Loading

Display a coloured overlay on a tab to indicate that it's loading.

Dashboard Report Loading

Display loading indicators when reports are viewed on a tab for the first time. Available options include:

  • "Loading Report" message
  • Coloured Overlay
  • Loading Animation

Dashboard Report Refresh

Display loading indicators when reports are refreshed on a tab. This includes loading due to filtering, brushing, drilling, and refresh schedules. Available options include:

  • "Loading Report" message
  • Coloured Overlay
  • Loading Animation
Report Loading

Define how to load reports on a tab. Options include:

  • Sequential: load the reports one by one.
  • Concurrent: load all the reports at the same time.

Schedule Page Refresh

Define if the entire dashboard page can be refreshed automatically, while this tab is being viewed.

Schedule Page Refresh Frequency

Define how often the entire Dashboard page is refreshed in minutes.

 

Storyboard Settings



 Loading Settings

Option

Description

Slides Preloaded

Define the number of slides to be preloaded either side of the current slide.

Slides Loaded at Once

Define the total number of slides to be loaded at any one time.

 Display Settings

Option

Description

Lock Table Headings

Specify if table headings should be locked when displayed in a slide.

 

Signals Settings


 Signal Cache Settings


These settings maintain the cache that stores reports created for Signal analysis.

Option

Description

Version History

The version history allows you to store the data returned from a Signals analysis. Includes the following options:

  • Current version only: This option switches off the caching. This results in the data being fetched from the source when looking at a Signal, since it isn’t being cached/stored.

  • Keep historical versions: This option will cache all previous data result sets from a Signal analysis. Note: It's important to remember that this option can quickly build up quite a large amount of data, so use this option sparingly.

Max Size

The maximum size for Signal analysis data to be saved in cache or in the database where version history is required.

Max Version

This maximum versions of analysis report to save. This does not affect Signals as each Signal only has a single report.

Max Age

The maximum age a Signals report can be cached for. Reports older than this age will be deleted.


Content Settings

These settings relate to Yellowfin Stories and other content.


 Content Settings


These settings maintain the cache that stores reports created for Signal analysis.

Option

Description

Overview Video

Displays an overview or tutorial video before the first story is created.
Video LinkLink for the Story tutorial video.


 


 

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