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drill through

A drill-through is a link

fromone report to another, usually with the aim of displaying more detailed or specialized data

.Drill-through means "to drill through". This refers to drilling through from one evaluation to another. A drill-through usually starts from a key figure in the first evaluation, but it can also start from a displayed property, a row of the evaluation, a graphic

or other. Thetransition is made using parameters that are transferred from the first to the second evaluation. Apart from the parameter transfer, the two evaluations are independent of each other. This means that you can, for example, branch from a main evaluation with

a pie chart

to a detail list. The term drill-through is related to the terms drill-down and drill-up.

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Updated at: 23.06.2009
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