Category Archives: Arena ChMS

Report Grid from Query with Parameters

There are three components to executing a Report Grid from Query with Parameters on a page in Arena.

  • An Advanced HTML Text module which has a form with parameter input fields.
  • A SQL Stored Procedure which uses the parameters.
  • A Report Grid from Query module to display the results.

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Forget Custom Modules – Use the Report Grid from Query!

Do you want a custom report (with parameters) that specific users can access which leaves the results in Arena – not using Reporting Services?  (Doing this allows you to email, bulk update or do any other core Arena utility with the selected results.)  Or do you want to write data back to a custom table quickly and easily to then use it in a report or to drive content for your website?  Well, this is the long-long, secret series of posts just for you.

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ISC 2011 – Website Session

Click here to download the session’s PowerPoint and some templates I’ve built that will hopefully help get you started.

Here’s what’s included:

  • Arena-Website_Design.pptx – Some things to consider when you’re planning your template.
  • Arena Folder – Sub-Folders and Files to be placed in your Arena Folder if you’d like to use any of the Templates, CSS, etc.  Or you can dissect them to learn like I do.
  • OHCLocalTemplate-HTMLFrom3rdParty Folder – Gives a point of reference for where the Oak Hills Template and CSS files started. Continue reading