QW5 Help Files
Views offer the ability to define and save how the data from a Quality Window template is arranged and ordered before presenting it to QW 5.0
Application Layout Preview
This section of the screen contains the variables which have been chosen to for the current view
Double clicking in a variable displays the Variable Information screen.
Variables to Select From
This section of the screen contains the variables in the currently opened Quality Window template.
The Statistics listed depend on the currently highlighted variable type.
The sequence that the variable in the Application Layout Preview portion of the screen can be changed by highlighting a variable and clicking on the left arrow to move the varible left, or the right arrow to move the variable right.
To add a variable from the Variables to Select From to the Application Layout Preview press the Add button.
To remove a variable from the Application Layout Preview highlight the variable and press the Add button.
To replace a variable in the Application Layout Preview highlight the variable in the Application Layout Preview and then select the variable to replace it from the Variables to Select From list and press the Replace button.
If the name of the variable is already present in the Application Layout Preview the following dialogue will appear.
Enter a unique variable name and click OK.
Clicking the Clear button removes all variable except Date and Time from the Application Layout Preview portion of the screen.
Summarize By dropdown list allows the grouping and totaling by time intervals or by variable.
If Specific Interval is selected the time interval selection box becomes available.
To change or set an interval highlight the hours, minutes or seconds and either type in the corresponding number or click the up or down arrows.
Include Null Intervals
Click this box to display intervals for which no values have been entered.
Include Null Pivots
Click this box to display pivots for which no values have been entered.
Pivot On is used to allow an alternate look at the data
Clicking Defaults restores the settings to what they would be if New was clicked on the Views tab.
Record selection can be by number of records or by date range
To change the date in the currently selected month and year, click on the date.
To change the month, click on the left or right arrows.
The change the year click on the year and click the up or down year.
Once the date has been selected, click OK.
Forward / Back
The records selected can be be constrained based on data values using the Filtering screen.
Select the variable value or enter a ? to have the user prompted for a value when the view is run.
Filter Batch Number > = ? will prompt the user to enter a Batch Number
Filter Batch Number < = ? will prompt the user to enter another Batch Number
The Views / Options screen is used to define the beginning of shift, weeks and years.
The Shift duration is entered here.
The +/- offset for the first shift of the day (relative to midnight) is selected here.
Example: If the first shift starts at 11PM the offset would be -1 hour.
Select the day of the week that marks the start of the work week.
Select the month of the year that marks the start of the work year.
Screen to go to after loading View
Select the screen to be displayed when the current View is Run.
Report Header / Footer
What appears as the report header and footer can be set by clicking on Insert and selecting from the list of available parameters.
The orientation of the report can be either Across the Top or Down the Side
Include Detail Records
Placing a checkmark here will display the individual data points.
Leaving this option balnk, or removing the checkmark, will display a summary report.
If this option is checkmarked the list of currently active statistics will be displayed.
If Include Statistics is checkmarked and Variables Down Side Report Type is chosen the statistics will be shown at the extreme right of the report. if Screen to go to after loading View is set to Report.
If Include Statistics is checkmarked and Variables Across Top Report Type is chosen the statistics will be shown at the bottom of the report. if Screen to go to after loading View is set to Report.
Include Filter Parameters
To display the Filtering parameters at the top of the report place a checkmark here.
Include Chartable Variables Only
Placing a checkmark here will display only Numeric, Calculated, Average and Range variable types.
Leaving this option blank, or removing the checkmark, will display all template variables.
Include Column Headers
Select this option to display column headers on the report.
The statistics that appear on a report can be turned on or off by clicking inside the box to the right of the statistic or by clicking on the statistic.
The order in which the selected statistics appear on the report can also be changed by selecting the statistic and clicking on the up or down arrow to the right of the statistics box.
To select all statistics click on All.
To select no statistics click on None.
The order in which Views are displayed can be set by selecting a View and clicking the up or down arrow found to the right of the list of Views.
To delete a View select the View from the list of Views and click the Delete View button
To save a View enter a meaningful filename in the Save View as ... box and click on Save View.
Save View as ...
The View title which will be displayed on the Views menu. All view files are made up of the templatefilename with a extension of V##.