You can group a custom
report by up to three of the fields that you have chosen for the
report. Grouping fields creates sections on the report. For
example, if you group by media server, Backup Exec creates a
section for each media server that matches the filter criteria.
Under each media server's section, the report displays the data
that corresponds to the remaining fields that you selected for the
A report must have at
least one field that is not grouped. For example, if you select
three fields in the report, you can group only two of the fields.
If you group all of the fields, no data appears on the report
because all of the data is listed in the group section titles. In
addition, you must have at least four fields on the report to use
all three grouping fields.
After you select a field
on which to group the report, you can group the data for that field
in ascending or descending order. Ascending order lists numbers
from smallest to largest and lists letters in alphabetical order.
Descending order lists numbers from largest to smallest and lists
letters in reverse alphabetical order. For example, if you group by
a date field in ascending order, the report data is grouped by
date, starting with the earliest date.
To group fields in custom reports
On the navigation bar,
In the tree view, click
In the reports list,
click the report that contains the fields you want to group.
In the task pane, click
On the properties pane,
under Report Definition, click Grouping.
In the Group by box,
select the name of the field on which you want to group data.
Click Ascending to group the information in
ascending order or click Descending to group the information in
If you want to group on
additional fields, in the Then group by box, repeat step 6 and step
Do any of the
To sort fields for the report
Do the following in the order listed:
On the properties pane, under Report Definition, click