Using JMP > JMP Reports > Navigate JMP Reports > Display Options for JMP Reports
Publication date: 04/12/2021

Display Options for JMP Reports

Right-click a disclosure icon Image shown here to show a menu that lets you rearrange the report and gives you control over report outline levels. The resulting menu has the following report formatting options:

Close

Closes (hides) that section of the report. This can also be accomplished by clicking the disclosure icon.

Horizontal

If available, the option switches the outline of the report between a vertical and horizontal layout.

Open All Below

Opens all outline levels beneath the level where this command is selected, including that level.

Close All Below

Closes all outline levels beneath the level where this command is selected, including that level.

Open All Like This

Opens all of the same type of reports as the one that is present in the analysis window. If you analyze several variables at a time, you often want to open many of the same type of report tables all at once. You might also want to open all of the same type of report tables at once when you select multiple options on a single analysis.

Close All Like This

Closes all of the same type of reports as the one that is present in the analysis window.

Close Where No Outlines

Closes all parts of the report that do not have sublevels. This command is usually used at the top level of the report outline. It is a quick way to see a nesting structure overview of a report.

Outline Close Orientation

Specifies the orientation of the outline box when the disclosure icon is clicked closed. Available options are Auto, Horizontal, or Vertical. Default orientation is Auto.

Append Item

Displays a submenu, which lists ways that you can add structural items to the report. Items include text, outline title bars, references to other JMP files and windows, a list of all open JMP files, URLs, and scripts.

Add Text Item

Opens a window that enables you to add up to six text items. You can select whether the text items appear with a bullet or initially appear hidden. Note: You must click exactly on a hidden text box for the text item to become visible.

Add Outline Item

Open a window that enables you to add a titled outline box. Note: The appended outline box contains a red triangle menu listing the append menu items.

Add Window Reference

Opens a window that enables you to select an open JMP window for adding as a link to the selected outline box.

Add File Reference

Displays the Open Data File window that enables you to select a file for adding as a link to the selected outline box.

Add Directory of Files

Displays the Choose directory window that enables you to select a directory for adding as a link to the selected outline box. Note: Links to each file in the selected directory are appended to the outline box.

Add All Open Files

For each file open in JMP, a new outline box is added. It contains a link to the file.

Add URL Reference

Opens the Create Link to URL window that enables you to add a Link Name and URL. The URL reference link is added to the selected outline box.

Add Script Button

Opens the Add Script Button window that enables you to add a named link to the selected outline box. Clicking the added link runs the specified script.

Size to Fit

Resizes the outline to fit the width of the inside graph or report.

Show Properties

Enables you to modify the formatting of display boxes in the report. Properties include graph axis elements such as tick lines,

Tip: You can modify some properties directly in the report by selecting one or more display boxes with the Selection tool and hovering over the display box until a popup property editor appears.

Edit

Displays a submenu that contains the following options, which affect all reports at the outline level where they are used:

Select

Highlights all reports for that outline level.

Deselect

Deselects all selected reports for that outline level.

Journal

Duplicates the report in a separate window titled Journal so that you can edit it or append other reports to it. See Create Journals.

Copy Picture

Copies the report to the clipboard. You can then open another application and paste it.

Page Break

Inserts a page break for printing purposes.

Show Tree Structure

Opens a window that shows the display boxes that make up the report. This is mainly used by JSL programmers who are manipulating or reading parts of the report. See View the Display Tree in the Scripting Guide.

Restore Window Size

(Appears only if the window size has been modified from its original size.) Returns the selected window to its original size.

An alternative way to access these options is to press Alt and right-click the disclosure icon Image shown here. This displays a window, as shown in Figure 9.3, with check boxes for commands and options so that you can select multiple actions at the same time. You can also do the same for the menu under a red triangle menu.

Figure 9.3 Outline Box Menu Items Window 

Outline Box Menu Items Window

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