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Create a Basic iReport Template

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{{note|It is recommended to always include the ''guid'' field when designing a report}}
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<li>Click the '''Next''':
The window to group the report data displays. The [[Modify an iReport Template#Sorting_and_Grouping|group by]] step allows you to list item records that have the same value for the selected group by field together in the report. </li>
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The Wizard is complete and the iReport template designer window is open. Depending on your selections your template will look different from the example below.
[[Image:iReportHome1.png|center|500px|''Figure 2. iReport Wizard - Final Step'']]
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''Figure 3. iReport Wizard - Final Step''
<p>Grouping allows you to organise the report results using the values of a particular field. Grouping results makes it easier to identify the records which share a common value. Rather than having to visually scan the report results to determine which records have a common value, grouping automatically organises the results for you.</p>
<p>To illustrate, suppose you wanted to create a report to list all land within each location ID. The procedures that have been discussed so far in this training module would simply list all land along with their location ID. Although the location ID is included in the report, it would be difficult, tedious, and time-consuming to scan the entire report to identify those land that have a common location ID.</p>
[[Image:iRep07.png|center|500px|''Figure 7. Land report with no grouping'']]
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''Figure 7. Land report with no grouping''
<p>Grouping report results automatically organises the records using the values on the specified field. Using the example above, the land in the report shown in Figure 8 are organised within the location to which they are associated. Records that do not contain a value for the selected grouping are put into their own group.</p>
[[Image:iRep08.png|center|500px|'' Land grouped by location'']]
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''Land grouped by location''
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