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A series is a method for organising information in a MAST report, used in order to subdivide the category.

How a series appears in the report depends on which view is selected:

  • In Grid View, series appear as column titles
  • In a Chart View column chart, series appear as different colours in the legend

Reports can use any available dimension as a series. The dimension currently selected as a series is displayed when the Series (Columns) tab at the bottom of the report is clicked. It is possible to select multiple dimensions as series in the same report, in which case they will be nested in the order in which they were added.

By default, blank reports have no series selected.

To add a series

  1. Click the Series (Columns) tab
  2. Click the Add dimension button
  3. Select the name of the required dimension from the list
  4. Click OK

To remove a series

  1. Click the Series (Columns) tab
  2. Right click the grey button bearing the name of the dimension
  3. Select Remove Dimension from the shortcut menu

To filter on a series

  1. Click the Series (Columns) tab
  2. Click the filter symbol at the right hand end of the grey button bearing the name of the dimension
  3. Click the Expand buttons (the + symbols) at the left hand side of the list to display the hierarchy as necessary
  4. Check or clear the check boxes to denote which elements to include in the report
  5. Click OK
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