Add an Icon to Artwork Manager

The following steps walk a user, with write access to the module and architecture, through adding an icon to the Artwork Manager in Reporter. You can import an icon in these formats: XAML, PNG, and JPEG.

1. Ensure you are in the Report Designer pane of the Outlook Bar. Artwork is shared across the data service and can be added in any architecture in which you have write access. You do not need to select a report in order to add an icon; however, icons can only be used in a Custom report.
2. Click the Artwork Manager button in the Artwork group of the Ribbon Bar.
3. No icons are loaded when the Artwork Manager window is first opened. It is a good practice to click Load Database before adding icons so you do not add duplicates. Depending on the number of icons in the data service, this may take a minute or two to complete.
4. To bring in an icon, click the Import Image button in the Ribbon Bar.
5. In the file explorer window that pops up, the file type is set to Image Files (*.jpg, *.png). To insert one of these, find and select the file. Click the Open button. (NOTE: You can select more than one file at a time, although it may slow down the import process.)
To insert a XAML icon, select XAML Files (*.xaml) from the file type menu. Select the file and click the Open button.
6. New icons are added under an Uncategorized category. Click the accordion control to expand the category and view your imported icon.
7. Click on the icon to edit its Category and Name in the right side of the window. While you can change the ShapeSize, it does not have an effect at this time.
8. If you type in a new Category name, the icon is automatically moved into this category (whether new or existing).
9. Your new icon is now available to anyone in the data service that has Reporter write access to the module and to an architecture. If you delete an icon, it is deleted from the entire data service; if deleted in error, you will have to re-import it.
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