Overview

Forma LMS provides a powerful and flexyble report generation system, with these features:

  • Create unlimited custom report
  • Report generation wizard
  • Automatically filter reports for assigned users and course
  • Scheduling 

report

Public: when a report is flagged as "public" it will be visible to all adminitstrators and superadministrators. Non public reports can be vewed only by superadministrators and by the administrator that created the report

View: view the report

Export in CSV or XLS format

Schedule the report to be automatically sent by email to selected users

Edit: mmodify configuration options for the report

 

Create Reports

A four-steps wizar will guide you in report creation:

  1. Select the report category
  2. Select filter on the rows to display or data aggregation mode
  3. Select the report type: please note that it won't be possible to change the report type once saved
  4. Select column and criteria for the selected report type

 

Report Category

Forma natively provides three report "categories", each based on a different logic for data displaying, and providing different report types. 

Available categories are:

  1. Users-Courses: will display different data type for a list of users. 
  2. Courses-Users: will display different data type for a list of courses.
  3. Aggregated: shows aggregated informations for selected users and courses 

report category

User Serlector

For each category it is possible to select the users to be included in the report.

In most cases the best option is including "all users" and simply filter by course:

report userselector

 

Report Scheduling

Reports can be automatically generated and sent by email to some users

You can create an unlimited number of schedules:

report schedule list

Upon schedule creation and edit it will be possible to choose the users that will receive the report and set the date/frequency and time with the following settings:

report schedule settings

 

Cron setting

For the file to be sent you will need to setup a cron-job on you server, calling the file:

[root]/cron/cron.report.php

 

 

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