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Saving, Opening, and Exporting Reports and Report Data

Published: June 11, 2010

Updated: June 11, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Vista

You can perform several common reporting tasks from the Analyze screen, including saving a compatibility report, opening a saved compatibility report (.adq file), and exporting your report data into a spreadsheet (.xls) file created by Microsoft® Office Excel® spreadsheet software.

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This topic will use the <Operating_System> – Application Report screen; however, this process applies to any of the report screens.

Saving Your Compatibility Report

You can save your compatibility report data, including any custom filters created by the query builder tool, for archival purposes or for import back into the Application Compatibility Manager at a later time.

To save a report

  1. Click Analyze from the Quick Reports pane.

  2. Click Applications from the appropriate operating system heading in the Quick Reports pane. For example, click Applications from underneath the Windows 7 Reports heading.

    The <Operating_System> - Application Report screen appears.

  3. On the File menu, click Save As.

    The Save As dialog box appears.

  4. Browse to the folder where you want to store your report, and then click Save.

Opening an Existing Compatibility Report

You can open, or import, any saved compatibility report (.adq file) for review in the Application Compatibility Manager tool.

To open a report

  1. Click Analyze from the Quick Reports pane.

  2. Click Applications from the appropriate operating system heading in the Quick Reports pane. For example, click Applications from underneath the Windows 7 Reports heading.

    The <Operating_System> - Application Report screen appears.

  3. On the File menu, click Open Report.

    The Open dialog box appears.

  4. Browse to the folder where you saved your report, and then click Open.

Exporting Compatibility Report Data

You can export your compatibility report data to an Office Excel spreadsheet file (.xls file), which can then be opened and reviewed from the Office Excel spreadsheet software.

To export report data

  1. Click Analyze from the Quick Reports pane.

  2. Click Applications from the appropriate operating system heading in the Quick Reports pane. For example, click Applications from underneath the Windows 7 Reports heading.

    The <Operating_System> - Application Report screen appears.

  3. On the File menu, click Export Report.

    The Export Report Data dialog box appears.

  4. Browse to the folder where you want to store the spreadsheet file, and then click Save.

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