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Multiple detail view buttons
I have found that I have to create multiple summary views that are basically identical in order to reach different detail views. This process would be greatly simplified for the administrator and the end-user if there was the capability to have multiple, nameable detail view buttons.
ID
467
Category
User Experience
Author

Jeff Zortman
Date Created
11/3/2011 9:01:35 AM
Date Updated
11/10/2011 9:45:14 AM
Status
New Idea
Score
10
Promoted By
Jeff Zortman
Comments
Jeff Zortman 11/10/2011 9:45:14 AM
Tables containing many records usually have to be summarized for a first glance. From there one should be able to "Drill down" to multiple detail reports.

For example, you have a table containing Employees that includes name, department, telephone, address, payroll info. You create a summary report that summarizes employees by department. In that summary report it would be useful to launch to a detail report showing names, addresses, and phone numbers. It would also be useful to launch to a detail report just showing payroll information.

From a summary view one may want to see multiple detail reports. I have tables that contain multiple detail reports. Each report displays different fields according to the end-users needs. The end-user many times does not want or need to see a report containing all table fields if there are many fields. Teamdesk currently assumes that there is only one report that should come from a Summary view.
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