Filter a Path Report Using the Request Wizard

Describes the steps involved in applying filters to a pathing report.

This example uses Site Section Paths.

  1. In Adobe Report Builder, click Create to open the Request Wizard.

  2. Select the right report suite.

  3. In the tree view on the left, select Paths > Site Sections > Site Section Paths.

    Screenshot showing Site Section Paths selected.

  4. Specify the appropriate date/s.

  5. Click Next.

  6. In Step 2 of the Wizard, under Row Labels, click the Top 1-10 (pattern applied) link. In a path report, a pattern is applied by default.

    Screenshot showing the default path pattern.

  7. Select the Filter option.

    Screenshot highlighting the Filter option.

  8. In the Define ‘Site Section Paths’ Path Pattern dialog, you can specify

    • The starting rank of the first report.
    • The number of entries you want displayed in this report.
  9. Click Edit to define a path pattern.

  10. If you want a custom pattern, drag and drop any Pattern Objects from the list on the left into the Pattern Build Canvas on the right.

  11. You can also select a predefined pattern from the Select a Pattern drop-down list and modify it. Here are the available patterns:

    Some of these patterns are specific to Report Builder: Entry Path’s Next Item Pattern, Exit Path’s Previous Item Pattern, Next Item Pattern.

To edit a predefined pattern

You can edit a predefined pattern after selecting a pattern.

  1. Continuing from the steps above, select the pattern. For example, select the Exited Site Pattern:

    Screenshot highlighting the selected pattern.

  2. Define the site section path that the user follows before exiting. Click Specific Item(s): 0 selected. You can define this path by selecting from a range of cells if you are editing an existing request, or by selecting from a list of sections.

  3. To select from a range of cells from a previous request, select From range of cells and click the cell selector icon. Then pick the cells from the report.

    Screenshot showing the options to choose From a range of cells or from a list.

  4. To select from a list of site sections, select From list and click Add.

  5. Move elements from the Available Elements column to the Selected Elements column by selecting them and clicking the orange arrow. The click OK.

    Screenshot showing the Available Elements and the Selected Elements.

  6. To save the pattern you just established, click Save.

  7. Click OK three times and then click Finish to generate the filtered path.