Topalt Reports for Outlook FAQ

How can I get several users reports on a centralized server /desktop?

In this case you should install Topalt Reports on all user computers and on the central server. Please make sure to enable automatic startup of the software.

Start the server application to enable reports over network (can be found on start menu). Then configure remote folders by specifying source, destination IP and folder path. The client software gets remove folders (that were specified on the server software) automatically once connected to the server.

Can I generate a report from command line?

Yes, reports can be generated from command line. You should pass two parameters to "TopReports.exe" executable - first parameter is a path to Outlook folder (e.g. "\\Outlook\Inbox") and second a file name where to save the report to (e.g. "C:\Inbox report.tro").

We recommend specifying file extension as *.tro, the reports then can automatically be open with Topalt Reports.

Can I add a custom field report?

Yes, custom field report can be added. Follow these steps to add a custom field:

  1. Click Windows Start Button and enter %appdata% in the search field and click enter (alternatively click ctrl+r and type %appdata).
  2. Go to Topalt\Topalt Reports for Outlook and open config.xml with a Notepad.
  3. Append the name of your custom field to the list between <StatProps></StatProps>.

The following Outlook property names are supported:

Can reports be exported to CSV, Excel, PDF files?

Yes, Topalt Reports can be exported to CSV, Excel, PDF files. Use buttons (as shown in screenshot) to do that.

Topalt Reports Screenshot

If you do not see buttons to export to these formats, install Adobe Flash Player (PPAPI).

Is this application an Add-In?

No, this application runs separately from Outlook and does not interfere with it.

What email account types this application support?

This application works with POP3, IMAP and Exchange email accounts. So, it works with all types of email accounts.

Does it work with latest Office, Windows?

All our software is updated to be compatible with latest Office and Windows versions.

Your system should comply with the following requirements:

  • Microsoft Office 2000, 2002 (XP), 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 installed.
  • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 installed. Both 32 and 64 bit versions are supported.
  • Administrator privileges for the installation.