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Descriptive popup

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In the report I am doing at the moment there is a list of values, which lacks a detailed description. Would it be possible to allow a user to click on one of the values to open a descriptive window pop up further describing the value in more detail.

I was thinking of using a sub report but as the space in my report is limited, some sort of popup would sort this out better.

Any suggestion on how this can be achieved would be a great help.

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asked Aug 03 '12 at 02:19 PM in Default

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The only 'interactive' option you have is to put information in a tooltip that will give some information to the user when they hover over the chosen part of the report.
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answered Aug 03 '12 at 06:56 PM

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I guess this can be handled as a drill down by Adding an Expand/Collapse Action to the Item (Here is an example with snapshots) OR Drill through Report. Then it will be the user's discretion to click and see the details.

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answered Aug 06 '12 at 11:37 AM

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I did think about this but with this option the user will lose the information on the primary report and I feel this wont suit the needs of the OP any better. I think they want to have the main data and some 'optional extra' when the user chooses/needs it.
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I got your valid point. But I guess it is always better to know all the options/workarounds ;)
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