Generating visual reports - Security Center 5.10

Security Center User Guide 5.10

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You can view the reports as dynamic charts or graphs. This visual report data can be analyzed to help identify activity patterns and enhance your understanding.

Before you begin

  • You must have the Charts license to generate visual reports.
  • Only users with the View charts privilege can access the report charts.

What you should know

Here are some visual reporting use case examples:
  • Omnicast™ Camera events task: View camera reports as charts to understand activity on multiple cameras, during a specified period.
  • KiwiVision™ Security video analytics: Run visual reports to get a global view of your security environment.
  • Synergis™ Door activities: View events as charts and graphs to gain insights about your access control system.
  • AutoVu™ reads task: Use visual reports to help you better understand the ALPR reports for vehicle traffic in your environment.
NOTE: The Charts function is not supported for the following reports: Door Troubleshooter, Video File Explorer, and Motion Search.


  1. Generate a report that supports the charts function.
  2. Click Charts ().
  3. In the Charts pane, select a chart type from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select the data that you want displayed in the visual report using the drop-down menus in the Charts pane: Split by, Show (Top 10, Top 5, or Top 3), X-Axis, Y-Axis, or Data.
    NOTE: The choices available in the drop-down menus vary depending on the chart type, and the data in the report pane.
    The following Doughnut chart shows the Top 10 camera events.

    The following Lines chart shows the Top 5 cardholder events split by First Name and Event timestamp grouped by Day over a specified period.

  5. Show or hide information in the visual report:
    • Select () or clear () a chart legend item.
    • In the Options drop-down menu, select or clear the Show grid and Show values options to show or hide the grid, and the number of results represented by each data point in the visual report.
    • Hover over elements in the graph or chart to display additional information. This also highlights the related item in the chart legend.
  6. Print or export the report as data (Excel, CSV, or PDF) or as a graph (PNG or JPEG).
    The available formats depend on the query results.


Watch this video to learn more. Click the Captions icon (CC) to turn on video captions in one of the available languages.