Groups are a way of categorizing objects into logical groups that make sense to you. If you only have a few objects, this doesn't really matter much and you can use the default groups. But when the number of your objects are growing, it is advisable to create additional groups (and assign your objects to those groups) to ensure that menus and selection lists are easy to navigate.
You can create a group in two ways:
Either way, the rest of the process is the same, and you can enter a name for your new group and define its settings:
This page also shows all objects that have been assigned to this group.
You can define the settings for the group via these fields:
The Used by field determines which type of objects can be assigned to a group. For example, you can create user groups, report groups, data set groups etc. This enables you to set up a relevant and easy to navigate structure for each type of your objects.
You can select which type of objects can be assigned to this group:
You can assign a color to every group, which changes the page header color on all items that belong to that group. This makes user navigation more intuitive.
When defining a group, you can use the Save and Actions buttons in the right-top of the screen:
These buttons enable you to do the following: