New/Edit User Report Definition Dialog Box

The New/Edit User Report Definition dialog box allows you to specify or change the details for a user report definition.



Rules and Guidelines


The ID for the report.

  • Required.

  • Up to 25 characters.

  • Display only for Edit User Report Definition.

Op System

The operating system of the Dimensions server machine, on which the report will be run. Select from the following:

  • WIN: Windows operating systems.

  • VMS: VMS operating systems.

  • UNIX: UNIX operating systems.

Only reports that are valid for the operating system of the Dimensions server that the user is running against will be shown as available reports to run.

  • Required.

  • On Dimensions 8 and later, you cannot run any VMS-based reports.

  • Display only for Edit User Report Definition.


The functional area of Dimensions in which users can access the report. Select from the following:

  • All Scopes: Accessible from the change management, design part, and version management functional areas.

  • Change Management: Accessible from the change management area only.

  • Design Part: Accessible from the design part area only.

  • Version Management: Accessible from the version management area only.

  • Required.

  • Default: All Scopes.


Text describing the report. This description appears in the Administration Console for the report definition.

  • Optional.

  • Up to 240 characters.

Parameter 2 –Parameter 8

The prompts to be displayed to a user when running the RUR command in interactive mode. Even if a parameter is defined, the user can choose not to supply a value, which causes the parameter to be passed as a blank string.

Make sure that all unused parameters are left blank, and that they follow all of the used parameters. For example, if you want to specify four parameters, then enter values for parameters 2–5 and leave parameters 6–8 blank.

NOTE  Parameter 1 is reserved by Dimensions and specifies the product ID or range of products for the report.

  • Optional.

  • Up to 15 characters.

Related Topics

How to Create User Report Definitions

How to Edit User Report Definitions

How to Add New Report Files