An active report is a self-contained report that is designed for offline analysis. It contains all data and JavaScript code within the HTML output file.

You can use Document Composer in Developer Studio to develop active dashboards that combine multiple active reports into a variety of business scenarios. An active dashboard provides a single analytical view of the state of a business.

This topic describes design features that are available when you develop active reports for active dashboards. It includes the following topics:

This topic assumes that you are familiar with the basic features of active reports and active dashboards, and that you know how to create and run active reports and active dashboards using the appropriate Developer Studio tool.