After you install the Moodle Configurable Report Block, you will need to create your custom report. The steps below explain how to set up a basic custom report in the Configurable Report Block.
Setting up the General Settings for your Custom Report
- Log into the Moodle Dashboard.
Go to the Configurable Blocks block.
Note! If you do not see the block you will need to add it. See the previous tutorial.
Click the Manage reports link.
Initially there will be No Reports available.
Click Add Report.
Enter the name of the Report and the Summary.
In the Type of Report, you can select the following types for reports.
- Categories Report
- Courses Report
- SQL Report
- Timeline Report
- User Report
Select the type of report. Check the Export in XLS Format of you want the report to be downloaded to an Excel spreadsheet.
Configure the columns for the custom report
Next, you will need to add the columns to your report. Select the type from the Add drop box. In this case we are adding a User Profile Field.
Note! These options will vary depending on what type of report you selected in the Report General Settings.
Choose from the column drop box what type of data you will be displaying in the report. In this case, We are going to display the students usernames.
Give the Column and Cell properties a name.
Repeat the same steps adding the parameters you want in the report. Once finished you should have a list of fields like the snapshot to the right.
To see the report, click the View Report tab.
The report will look similar to the snapshot to the right.
You can always go back to the Manage Reports and edit the Report to add or remove fields in the Report parameters.