Exporting Reports

TMetric allows you to export a report to a CSV or PDF file. The exported report may be further used by administrators, project managers, and other related persons to analyze workflow performance and share the time tracking data.

To export a current report:

  1. Click the Export button and select a preferred file format.
  2. Save the file to a directory on your computer.

PDF Report

A PDF report renders the data as presented on your screen. The Project Summary and Task Summary reports exported as PDF include colored graphics that visually convey data from the report table. 

For example, the following screenshot demonstrates the first page of the Tasks Summary report exported to PDF:

Task Summary 1st page

The following is the second page of the Tasks Summary report:

Tasks summary report second page

CSV Report 

The CSV file of the exported Detailed and Tasks Summary reports may include two extra columns: Issue Id and Link containing issue IDs and links to external tasks, if any.

Opening a CSV report in Microsoft Excel

Right-click an exported CSV file, navigate to Open with and select Microsoft Excel. You will see Excel importing data from your CSV file into a worksheet.   

CSV report in Excel

Data incorrectly imported in Excel?

If the data you've imported in Excel does not look like on the picture above, the cause may be in you region settings. Make sure that in your region settings you have a point "." as a decimal symbol and a comma "," as a list separator. 

To configure your region settings:

  1. Go to Control panel and select Region.
  2. In the Region dialog box, select Additional settings
  3. Enter a point in the Decimal symbol field.
  4. Enter a comma in the List separator field.
  5. Click Apply.

Opening a CSV report in LibreOffice Calc

Right-click an exported CSV file, navigate to Open with and select LibreOffice Calc. In the Text Import window, specify the settings, if required, and click OK

CSV report settings

The imported data looks like this:

CSV detailed report