Understanding the Interactive Reporting interface is crucial to being proficient in the software. The different sections of the software contain a variety of different options, but the location of where to find and utilize these options is the same across the tool. Knowledge of the interface and how to leverage the features of each section is essential to unlocking the full potential of the product. The terms displayed in the next screenshot will be referenced throughout the book:
Nearly all features of the Interactive Reporting user interface can be controlled or modified by report authors. Later chapters of the book will describe the methods for controlling the display of the different Web Client Interface menus, toolbars and sections.