Use restrictions to limit the amount and scope of data included in your report. For example, you could create a report with a restriction based upon the ‘Region’ field, so that the report will contain only sales data for a specific region.
Restrictions added to a report using the Report Writer become part of the report definition. Restrictions added at runtime using the restriction clause of the run report or run report with name statements are used in addition to the restrictions defined in the report.
Information about restrictions is divided into the following sections: