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Pulling QualLaborate Reports

There are a variety of reports that you can pull from your QualLaborate project. This lesson goes through the steps to pull those different reports.

Access the QualLaborate Tab in the Project

In the project, click on the "QualLaborate" tab on the left hand navigation (1)

Once you click on the QualLaborate tab, you'll be able to see all of the activities within your QualLaborate Project. To view the reports for a particular activity click on "View Report" (2).

Navigation Within the Reports Page

We're going to walk through the reports page. We will go into each option in detail.

1)  Participant Instructions: A reminder of the instructions for this heat map. This helps clarify what tools the participants were instructed to use and how they were instructed to use them.

2)  Markup Tools: This list shows all of the markup tools available for this particular project. The check boxes next to each tool shows the tools that are currently being viewed on the heat map and the user markups that are displayed on the far right side of the screen.

3)  Highlight Tools: This list shows all of the highlight tools available for this particular project. The check boxes next to each highlighter show the highlights that are visible on the heat map as well as listed under the user markups on the right hand side.

4)  The Toggle All option unselects or selects all of the markup and highlight tools.

5)  One color heat map selects one tool at a time to show you the heat from just that particular tool.

6)  Show marks as flags shows you the exact mark where someone clicked or highlighted. 

7)  The First Impressions graph shows the distribution of likes, dislikes, neutrals, and the percentage of participants who have yet to comment. If you scroll down, there is a "More" option that opens a light box with all of the first impression comments.

8)  Update View: You won't see the "Update View" button until you make a change to one of the above options. Then "Update View" will appear, which refreshes your screen and shows you the options that you have selected on the heat map.

9)  Heat Range: A heat map (which is labeled as 20 here) gives an area of influence to every click. You can control how large or small that area of influence is. The larger the number on the Heat Range, the larger the area of influence. The smaller the number on the Heat Range, the smaller the area of influence. When you make a change to view it on the heat map, you'll need to click "Update View."

10)  View options: You can increase the zoom or grab the image and move it around the screen to view different aspects of the image. You can also use the "Select Range" button to highlight a portion of your image and only pull the marks from that selected area.

11)  User Markups: This list shows the different comments currently visible on the heat map. You can click on the mark to see it highlighted on the heat map.

12)  Markup Tools: A reminder of how many markups you are currently viewing on the heat map.

13)  Participants Count: A reminder of how many participants you are viewing on this particular heat map.

14)  Markup Canvas: This shows the name of the canvas that you are viewing. You can also toggle to another canvas and not have to leave the reporting page.

15)  Markup Activity: This shows you the name of the Markup Activity. This is also a place where you can move to a different Markup Activity without leaving the reporting page

16)  Export: Click on "Export" for options to export the heat map and mark ups out of the system.

17)  Filter Participants: This button opens options that allow you to filter through participants. You also have the option to filter based on first impressions.

18)  Go to Canvas: This is a quick jump to a new canvas option.

19)  Exit: Exits the reporting area and takes you back to the bulletin board.

20)  Heat Map: The reporting here shows the heat map of the image. This is a combination of all participants and all marks in the QualLaborate project for the particular canvas. The tools mentioned above will help you filter to see specific results in the reporting area.

Exporting the Report

Using the tools on the left hand side of the screen, select what you would like to view in your report. Determine if you would like to filter by participants or first impression, and utilize the participant filter at the top of the screen. Once you have made those selections and clicked "update view," a light box will open where you can determine some additional features that you would like on your report.

Choosing the Format Type of the Report

From the light box, you can choose the format type that you would like to receive (1)

Export Raw Data provides a spreadsheet of all the comments and the heat maps as image files. Export HTML is similar. Export PDF provides a PDF with all of the marked comments, a graph of the first impression results, and the heat map.

The different "areas" in the report are defined above the output type.

Overview: This provides some quantifiable information about the activity. You can see the percentages of the first impression and the number of times each of the available tools were used. The overview also recaps the name of the activity and canvas, number of participants, and the tools that are filtered or available in the the report you are viewing.

First Impressions provides a list of the participants along with their first impressions.

Markups & Highlights show the heat map and the comments from the participants.

Choose the options you would like, and then click on the report type you want.

Generating the Report

A new light box will appear, giving you the option to wait for the report to download or to have it emailed to you. Click on the option you prefer.

Waiting for the Report to Generate

Once the report has generated, you'll be able to click on the "Download Report" button and open your report.

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