Update Reused Objects

If a report contains objects referenced in another report, you can quickly update the referenced objects if the source objects have changed. Shared objects are stored in the layout component cache.


  1. Open the report to update.
  2. Click the More icon the more icon, click Layout components.

    The Layout component cache dialog box appears, showing all reports that contain referenced objects and the source reports where the objects exist.

  3. To view which components are reused, click a source report.

    The components that are reused appear in the Components used pane.

  4. Click Reload Components to refresh all referenced objects.

    Although referenced objects are automatically refreshed when you open or run a report, clicking this button updates components that were changed while the report is open.

  5. Click Update All Component Copies to refresh all copied objects.
  6. Click Close.