Image Reports 2.0

Image Reports 2.0


This chapter discusses a model which is being updated by the pipeline model.

Image reports 2.0 allow you to view test run pass/fail results or test result measurements over time combined from multiple filters per chart with the possibility of adding multiple charts per report.

Each LAVA user can create his own image reports and update/remove those reports he owns. Image reports can be published/unpublished, making them visible/non-visible to all the users accross the system. Image reports can be assigned to image report groups which will be clearly distinguished on the image report list page.

Image report list page will show table with reports user owns, table for each image report group and one additional non-grouped published image reports.

Other users can also edit/view image report options, provided they have the permissions (see Image Report permissions).



Each report can contain multiple charts and each of those chart can combine results from multiple filters whether they be pass/fail results or measurement results gathered from test results.

How to create a Image Report?

After clicking on Add new report link and entering the name and the description for the Image report, you will be presented with the following page:


From there you can edit, preview or publish the image report. Furthermore, you can review, add and remove charts for this image report from this page.

Once image report is published, you can assign it to a image report group:

Image Report grouping

Once Image Report is published, you can see the “Image report group label” field on the image report detail page. Clicking the field allows you to edit the grouping for that report. If you want to assign the existing image report groups to this report, just start typing the group name and the autocomplete field will display all the existing image report group starting with that term. If the image report group you enter does not exist, it will be automatically created and assigned to this report.

Removing the image report group label from the image report group field will unassign this report from any image report group. At that point, if the image report group you just unassigned does not have any more reports assigned to it, the image report group will be deleted.

Image Report permissions

Once Image Report is published, you can see the “Ownership” options on the image report detail page. First field displays the “maintainer” username of the user who created this report (this field cannot be changed). The second field is where the system group editing rights can be added. All users belonging to this system group (you can check you group membership on the Profile page) will be able to edit/update this particular reports as if they were maintainers. This field cannot be used to enable users to see the data in the report if they are not able to for other authorization reasons (no bundle or filter permissions etc).

Adding Image Report charts


Chart type represents the type of information chart will be collecting from the filters and currently options ‘Pass/fail’, ‘Measurement’ and ‘Attributes’ are supported.

Pass/fail charts will collect number of passed test results from each test run you selected while creating chart(see Adding filters to Image report charts) compared to total number of test results from each test run. Each plot line in chart will represent one test.

Measurement charts will let you select which of the test cases he would like to monitor and collect the measurement value from each of the corresponding test results. Each plot line in chart will represent one test case.

Attributes chart will let you select one or more of the custom attributes for each selected test and the chart will display that particular custom attribute value for each test run/build. Each plot line in chart will represent one attribute value over time. Attributes are added to the chart in the same way metadata is(see Metadata for Image reports 2.0).

Target goal is a fixed number and it will be diplayed in the chart as the straight dotted line. All the users subscribed to the target goal will receive an email notification any time any of the plot lines in chart go below the target goal.

Note that order of the image charts in the report can be changed in the image report review page. Simple drag and drop of the charts in the list can be used for re-ordering.

Adding filters to Image report charts


Selecting filter includes autocomplete input field with search by either username or filter name. Once specific filter is selected user will have two select boxes, one with available and one with chosen tests (in case of measurement chart, user will first be able to select from which test you wish to select test cases from and then chose specific test cases for your chart). User creating the report should keep in mind at this stage that users with no access to the specific chosen filters will not be able to see the report which includes those filters at all.

User can also select the representation for this filter in the chart with the options being either ‘lines’ or ‘bars’.


Once user has chosen the tests(test cases) he would like to have on this chart and saved the changes to the filter, he will see the list of those tests and will be able to change alias and metadata(see Metadata for Image reports 2.0) for each of those tests by clicking the edit button next to that specific test. This alias will be displayed in the legend of the chart for each plot line, default value being filter_name:test_name in case of Pass/fail chart type and filter_name:test_name:test_case_name in case of measurement chart.

Filter list in charts:


Editing filter alias and metadata(see Metadata for Image reports 2.0):


Image Reports 2.0 display page

See below for description of each specific feature of the display page.


Interactive charts

You can click on each of the indices on the chart and a new tab will open with that particular test run/test result.

If mouse is hovered over the any of the indices on the chart, a tooltip will appear with either pass/fail number of tests or measurement value depending on the chart type. This tooltip will also contain information if there are any comments added to the test results and also metadata changes as well, where applicable(see Metadata for Image reports 2.0).

Image reports also have the ability of zooming in/out and panning. You can zoom in the report by double-clicking anywhere on the report and panning is available with mouse dragging. In the top right corner there is a small button for zooming out to previous setting. By doing any of the operation like test selection through legend(see Legend) or date selection or percentage toggle, the report zooming/panning will be reset.

Filters List

Filters used for every particular chart are displayed just above the chart with links to each of the filters so you can easily change the filters if there is something off in the report data.

Build number limits

You can limit the build numbers in the dropdowns. Start build nuber setting will be saved and automatically loaded once you visit this page next time.

Target goal subscriptions

You can subscribe to the target goal set by the report owner. If you are subscribe, you will get an email any time the report value drops below the target goal (value can be either number of passed tests, in case of pass/fail charts, or measurement value in case of measurement charts).

Metadata for Image reports 2.0

Metadata is a feature in image reports 2.0 that tracks changes in the custom attributes of the test runs/results.

Whenever user adds custom attributes field in the metadata as described in creating image chart filter section(see Adding filters to Image report charts), for each plot point in the chart a small letter ‘M’ will appear if there were any changes in the custom attributes since the previous test run. Also, in the mouse hover tooltip, a new value for all custom attributes which changed will appear.

In the example picture below, custom attributes which is tracked is target.hostname.



Legend displays the colors of the trends on chart and the aliases set up during image report creating (default is “filtername: testname: testcasename”).

Legend is also interactive. You can shuffle the items in the legend with drag and drop. The advantage to this is that the indices in the chart can overlap so in order to use the interactivity you might need to change the order of the legend items.