ReportBase:Main Panel and Status Bars

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The Main Panel

Once the programme is started, the Main Panel (Administration Utility) will be displayed.

ReportBase Main Panel (Multi Source)

The Main Panel consists of 3 major parts (in the Multi Source Version on HQ-Systems):

  • Left top area - "Revolving Reports": Displaying a list of templates for revolving reports
  • Left bottom area - "Manual Reports": Displaying a list of templates for manual (not revolving) reports
  • Right area - "Available Sources": Displaying a list of sources attached to ReportBase. This area is only available in a multi source environment on HQ-Systems. In the Single Source - version of ReportBase (PlugIn to ARANSEC or CustoSec) this area is not available.

The Main Menu

At the top the main menu with the following entries is displayed:

  • File: Main Entries for Login/Logout
  • Sources: Access to all functions for managing sources. Please note, this menu is not active for "Manager"-users.
  • Templates: Access to all functions for managing templates. Please note, this menu is not active for "Manager"-users.
  • Cockpit: Access to all functions for managing tactical overviews (cockpits). Please note, this menu is not active for "Manager"-users.
  • Tools: Access to various management functions for ReportBase. Those are available to "Manager"-users and others are available to other users.
  • Log: Different Log Files.
  • Help: Access to Help and Information

The Status Bars

At the bottom of the page 2 status bars are displayed.

The first status bar has one field on the right showing the number of active users. Clicking on it will show a list of all logged in users. This feature is related to the broadcast system (see Broadcast).



The second status bar provides "one glance"-information on the selected (active) sources (left of the round button) and main settings of ReportBase (right of the round button). The entries are (from left to right):

  • Time of Source: The local time of the selected (active) source
  • Date of Source: The local date of the selected (active) source
  • Time zone of Source: The name of the time zone of the selected (active) source
  • Name of Source: The name of the selected (active) source
  • Remarks of Source: The remarks of the selected (active) source
  • Round Button: Indicates application refresh from database
  • Display Language: Showing the set display language (see Menu:Tools - Properties)
  • Logged in User: The user name you are logged in with
  • Data Collection Interval: The set interval for Data Collection in seconds
  • Local time: The local time on the system where ReportBase is running
  • Local Date: The local date on the system where ReportBase is running