Dream Reports

The Dream Report 4.5 Technical Training course is a 2 ½ day, instructor-led class designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of Dream ReportT reporting software. Dream Report is the leading programming-free, user-friendly reporting solution specifically for industrial automation. It was designed to be the simplest solution to extract data from almost any control system (PLC's, HMI's, standard protocols), process Historians, and open databases, and automatically provides reports to anybody, anywhere.

Course Information

Length: 2.5 days
Fee: $2225
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Objective: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Configure the Dream Report to extract data from almost any data source
  • Design and create reports
  • Automatically generate and distribute the reports
  • Utilize Dream Report's productivity and data archiving tools
  • Design web forms for manual (operator) data entry
  • Interact with the reports through the DRWeb portal

Audience: This training is for end-users, system integrators, engineers, and technical professionals who need to configure and use Dream Report for plant and process reporting applications.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction - Product Architecture and Installation
2. Communication Drivers - Connecting to Data Sources

Lab 1 - Communication Drivers
3. Logger Studio - Creating Logging Groups

Lab 2 - Logging Groups
4. Reports & Report Settings
5. Simple Statistical Objects

Lab 3 - Simple Statistical Objects
6. Advanced SQL Condition

Lab 4 - Advanced SQL Condition
7. Time Period Definition

Lab 5 - Time Period Definition
8. Batch Reports

Lab 6 - Batch Reports
9. Tables

Lab 7 - Item Tables

Lab 8 - Step Tables

Lab 9 - Automatic Statistical Table

Lab 10 - Free Table
10. Bar Graph and Pie Graph

Lab 11 - Pie and Bar Graphs
11. Line Charts

Lab 12 - Charts
12. Indicators

Lab 13 - Indicators
13. Export Reports to Excel

Lab 14 - Export Reports to Excel
14. User Management

Lab 15 - User Management
15. System Fields: Date/Time, Page Number and Dynamic Text
16. Report Version Control

Lab 16 - Report Version Control
17. Virtual Report Instances (VRI)
18. Setpoint Analysis
19. Custom Archive Import
20. Web Portal
21. Web Objects and Web Forms
22. Web Manual Driver and Manual Data Entry Forms

Lab 19 - Manual Data Entry


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