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Default Parameters

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The Default Parameters tab allows you to set default values for specific parameters that you can then assign to any of your schedules.

Default Parameters are useful for CRD environments where users are assigned schedules with specific parameter settings that need not be tampered with.

 

 

Creating a Default Parameter

To create a default parameter, perform the following:

1. On the Default Parameters tab, enter the name of the parameter in the Define parameter - Name field. 

 

 

2. For the value, choose one of the following options:

    • Ignore the parameter specified
    • Set its value to Null
    • Set it to a value you specify in the Value field

 

Note: You can also drag and drop values from the inserts menu (i.e. date parameters or data items) into the Value field.

 

 

3. Once you are satisfied with the parameter name and value, click the green checkmark to add it to the Default Parameter list. 

 

 

4. Repeat steps 1-3 for the remaining parameters you wish to set.

 

5. Once you have finished entering in parameters, decide if you would like administrators (or those with similar admin rights) to be able to edit the default parameter values you just set. 

If you do, check the box next to Allow Administrators to change these values on the parameters screen.

Otherwise, leave it unchecked.

 

 

6. If you would like to apply these default parameter values to all your currently existing schedules, click Apply to Existing.

 

 

Then, click Yes on the pop-up window. 

 

 

Then, click OK on the success message. 

 

 

7. Click Apply at the bottom of the Options window to save your settings.

 

When reports are created, the parameters specified will now automatically have the default values you indicated.

 

Congratulations! Now that you have set up your Default Parameters, let's focus on Cloud Services.

 

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