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Progress Comment Usage Report Page

Use this report to review how often specific comments have been used for a course, used by a teacher in all of the teacher's courses, and used in the building. You can select up to 15 comment code. print the number of times a comment was used or the percentage that the comment usage represents. The last page of the report includes a total of the comment usage for the building and a comment key for the selected comments.

By default, the report lists comment usage by teacher, sorted by teacher name, and breaks to a new page after each teacher. If you specify a sort, the report lists comment usage based on the first sort field and breaks to a new page when the value of the selected field changes.

Run the Progress Comment Usage Report

  1. Select Mark Reporting > Entry & Reports > Progress Reports > Comment Usage.
  2. Specify the report options.
  3. Click Run.
  4. Use the Tasks/Reports options on the Navigation bar to view task status and retrieve reports.


Prompts Panel




Select the building for which to report on comment usage.

Individual Progress Report

Checked if you want to select a progress date that was created as an individual progress run.

Progress Run Date

Select the progress date for the progress report records to print.

If you checked the Individual Progress Report box, enter the date the users entered when they created the progress records to report.

If you did not check the Individual Progress Report box, select the progress run date of the run to report.

Percent or Number

Select whether comment usage should be displayed by percentage or number.


Number - to print the number of occurrences for each comment.
Percent - to print the percentage for each comment relative to all comments.

Comment Types

Select the comment types to include in the report. The total for a selected comment code reflects the number of times the comment was issued for any of the comment types selected in this field.

Comments to Use

Select up to 15 comment codes to report individually. The totals for all other comments will be included in the Other column.

Log Statistics

Checked if you want to print the prompts in a log file. Otherwise, a log file will be created only if an error occurs.

Sort Panel

Use the Sort panel to specify how records should be ordered in a report. You enter lines of sort criteria; the system compares your sort criteria against the corresponding fields in the records being searched and displays records in either ascending or descending order based on the sort fields.

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