Hide a prpt report from Pentaho User Console

Problem Statement :

Many times we use come across a need to use xaction to render PRPT report . Simplicity in applying in security rules for xaction is one of the reason  to follow this approach. If report is rendered through xaction and if it still appears in PUC(pentaho user console) then it leads to redundancy.  So we need a mechanism to hide PRPT report from pentaho user console

Scope Of this Article :

This article describes how to hide a prpt from PUC with minimal configuration changes in Report .

Technology :

Pentaho Report Designer 3.7.0 or above

Detail :

  • We can see  that TestReport.prpt is visible in UserConsole under WIP folder


  • To make this invisible ,Open this prpt in your report designer,
  • Under Structure tab  —–>  select MasterReport  ——-> select Attributes tab and under pentaho tab make visible to false as shown in  screenshot below and  save the report.


  • Refresh solution repository and check for the report at same location, TestReport.prpt is no more seen in user console



This is a little trick which helps you to hide prpt from user Console . Hope you enjoyed reading this simple article

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