How to Create a Report

Communicate ideas in a consolidated manner

Part 1: What is Report?

Reports are a type of written document that presents information to a particular audience for a certain purpose. They are usually used to examine, analyse, and summarise topics of interest, findings, and events. They typically focus on the facts of the topic, and less debating arguments for or against them.

Reports are a useful tool for communicating ideas in a concise, consolidated manner. They are factual and accurate, presenting the audience an unbiased view of the issues being discussed. Reports from all professional fields can be found, from scientific reports to business reports.

Part 2: How to Make a Report Effortlessly?

How to make a report easily? Using EdrawMax to create your own report.

Step 1: Open EdrawMax desktop software or EdrawMax web-based application.

Step 2: Navigate to [New]>[Form]>[Report Form]

Open report form

Step 3: Select one report form template to edit on it or click the [+] sign to start from scratch. Also, you can use massive report form symbols and elements from libraries in left menu to customize your diagram.

Choose a report form template in EdrawMax

Step 4: Once finished your creation, you can export the file in multiple formats, including Graphics, PDF, editable MS Office file, SVG and Visio vsdx file.

Save or export report form in EdrawMax

Step 5: Besides, you can share your diagram with others via social media and web page. Or publish your diagram in EdrawMax template gallery to show your work with others.

share and publish report form

Part 3: Report Examples

Example 1: Business Expense Report

Business Expense Report

Example 2: Running Record Form

Running Record Form


All-in-One Diagram Software
Create more than 280 types of diagrams effortlessly
Start diagramming with various templates and symbols easily
  • Superior file compatibility: Import and export drawings to various file formats, such as Visio
  • Cross-platform supported (Windows, Mac, Linux, Web)
Security Verified | Switch to Mac >>
Security Verified | Switch to Linux >>
Security Verified | Switch to Windows >>

Part 4: Conclusion

According to this article, there are mainly three parts to illustrate what the report is, to tell you how to create reports and to show you some report examples. Reports are factual and accurate, so they can help people communicate concisely.

EdrawMax is an easiest all-in-one diagramming tool, you can create reports and any other type diagrams with ease! With substantial report symbols and clip arts, making reports could be as simple as possible. Also, it supports to export your work in multiple formats and share your work with others. Get started to create your reports now!

Related Articles