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OrgChart Now Help Guide

Builder

Overview

Builder allows users to take a snapshot of any subset of a Master Chart. Snapshots created using Builder are loaded into Workbench as Chart Documents.

Administrators and Read/Write users can modify Chart Documents as needed. Chart Documents can be saved, opened, closed, exported, and even synchronized with source data.

Accessing Builder

Click on the Builder icon in the Top Toolbar while in Viewer.

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The Builder menu is displayed.

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Building a Chart
  1. Click on the search bar (beneath the Which employee would you like at the top of this chart prompt) to search for the employee who will be at the top of the Chart Document.

  2. Click on the Levels dropdown menu (under the How many levels under this employee would you like to include prompt) to select the number of organizational levels beneath the top employee to include in the Chart Document.

  3. Click on the Views dropdown menu (under the What view would you like to apply prompt) to select the View to apply to the Chart Document.

    Note

    Administrators can modify the list of available Views to apply in the Chart Settings: Chart Builder panel.

  4. Optionally, click on the Additional Options button to review other configuration options.

  5. Click on Build. The Chart Document is generated in Workbench.

Additional Options

Click on the Additional Options button to reveal more settings that you can configure for your Chart Document.

Use the tabs in the left hand menu to review all of your options.

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Page Breaks

Set the pagination rules for the Chart Document.

Single Page Chart

Create a Chart Document that is a single page.

Note

The max number of boxes allowed on a single page chart can be adjusted in the Chart Settings: Chart Builder panel.

Automatic Breaks

Let OrgChart determine the optimal page breaking for your chart.

You can choose to set the page density (Standard, Dense, or Very Dense), which will determine how many boxes should be on each page before inserting a page break.

Break by Level

Insert a page break every 2, 3, 4, or 5 levels.

You can select a minimum amount of subordinates needed before a break is inserted.

Break by Field

Insert a page break every time a value for the selected field differs from the top record of the previous page.

You can select a minimum amount of subordinates needed before a break is inserted.

Start Breaks At

Select the level at which page breaks will begin to be inserted.

Custom Filter

Specify a data filter for the Chart Document, and define the filter behavior.

Specify Data Filter

Check to use the Field, Comparison, and Value dropdown menus to create a data filter.

Records matching the filter criteria will be displayed in the generated Chart Document.

Complex Rule

Enter a filter using a java-script format.

Include Filtered Managers

Check to include managers who have subordinates that match the defined filter criteria, even if those managers do not match the filter criteria themselves.

Chain of Command

Check to Include the Chain of Command leading to the record(s) matching the filter criteria.

Matches Only

Only records matching the filter criteria are displayed. on the Chart Document

Include Direct Subordinates

Records that meet the filter criteria and their direct reports are displayed on the Chart Document.

Include All Subordinates

Records that meet the filter criteria and all of their subordinates are displayed on the Chart Document.

Background

Background dropdown

Select a background to apply to the Chart Document.

Note

Administrators can modify the list of available backgrounds to apply in the Chart Settings: Chart Builder panel.

More

Include Orphans checkbox

Check to include all records that have a missing or invalid supervisor.

Orphan records can be accessed in the Staging panel. 

Chain of Command checkbox

Include the reporting line above the top position of the Chart Document.

Reference the Chain of Command section in the Levels article for more information.

Functional Chart

Display system-generated boxes that describe the functions of an organization. Reference the Functional Chart article for more information.

Create Co-Head Chart

Create a Chart Document with two, lined top boxes.

Reference the Co-Head Chart article for more information.

Create Multi-Chart Document

Create multiple, independent charts within a single Chart Document (like tabs in an Excel spreadsheet).

Reference the Multi-Chart Documents article for more information.

Sorting

Sorting options are found in the More tab. Sorting determines the order in which boxes are placed under managers.

New Sort button

Click to add a new sort key. Select a field from the dropdown menu by which to sort boxes.

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Click the Sort Order icon to toggle ascending/descending sort order.

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Change sort key.

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Delete sort key.

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Move sort key down.

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Move sort key up.