View, print, or export drawing reports

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View, print, or export drawing reports

You can create reports based on the information in drawing logs. For example, you can create a drawing list, or a report on the drawing issue history. You can then view, print, or export the created reports. Use the Reports command to create a report on all drawings in the drawing log or on the drawings that match specific filters, or use the Reports - Selected command to create a report on the drawings that you select in the drawing log.

Create a drawing report

  1. On the right side of an open project management job, click Drawing Log.
  2. In the context menu, select the drawing log whose information you want to include in the report.

    Note that the All Drawing Logs option opens a drawing log that contains the information of all drawings that you have added.

  3. In the drawing log, do one of the following:

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    Create reports on all drawings or on specific drawing types

    1. Click the Drawing Log ribbon tab.

    2. On the menu, select Reports.

    3. To only create drawing reports, at the bottom of the Project Management Report Filters dialog box, ensure that only the Drawings check box is selected.

    4. To only include specific types of drawings in the reports, in the Project Management Report Filters dialog box, select a filter type in the Type list, and click Select.

    5. In the Filter dialog box, do one of the following depending on the filter type:

      • Click the arrow buttons to move the drawing properties that you want to include in the report to the Included list.

      • Type the maximum and minimum values for the drawings that you want to include.

    6. Click OK.

      To further limit the types of drawings that are included in the reports, repeat steps c to f for all necessary filter types.

    7. Click Make Report.

    Create reports on the currently selected drawings

    1. In the drawing log, select the drawings that you want to include in the reports.

      To select multiple items, hold down Ctrl.

      To select a range of subsequent drawings, hold down Shift.

    2. Click the Drawing Log ribbon tab.

    3. On the menu, select Reports - Selected.

  4. In the Report Selection dialog box, select the report that you want to view, print, or export.

View the drawing report

In the Report Selection dialog box, click View.

The report opens in Tekla EPM Report Viewer.

You can use the Email Excel and Email PDF buttons at the top of the Tekla EPM Report Viewer window to email the report via Microsoft Outlook.

Print the drawing report

  1. In the Report Selection dialog box, change the number of the printed copies by clicking the + and - buttons.
  2. Click Print.
  3. To confirm printing the report, click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.
  4. In the Select Printer dialog box, click a printer to select it.
  5. Click OK.

Export the drawing report

  1. In the Report Selection dialog box, click Export.
  2. In the Export Format list, select an export format.
  3. Click Browse.
  4. Browse to the location where you want to save the exported file, and click Save.
  5. To attach the exported file to a Microsoft Outlook email and send it to a recipient, select the Attach to Email check box.
  6. To open the file after exporting it, select the Open Exported Document check box.
  7. In the Report Selection dialog box, click Export.
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