You can check, in Displayr, who has accessed your documents and made changes to your account's users. This post describes how to do just that.

Security is important to all of us, and in particular when dealing with your research data.  To ensure that you can see and understand who has accessed your documents in Displayr, and what changes and additions have been made, you can now download an Audit Trail report from Displayr.  Here's what to do:


  1. Go to your Account > Usage page.
  2. Scroll to the Audit Trail section at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select the From and To dates that you want to generate a report for.
  4. Click the paper icon to download the .csv file.


Report Contents

The downloaded report contains nine columns with this information:

  1. Timestamp of the event.
  2. A description of the event (see below for what is recorded)
  3. The ID of the user that caused the event.
  4. The name of the user that caused the event.
  5. The document ID number
  6. The document name
  7. The ID of any user whose status was changed.
  8. The name of the modified user.
  9. A details field.

Audited Events

The following events are included in the audit:

  1. Create new Displayr document
  2. Create Displayr document from QPack upload
  3. Create Displayr document from /Try link
  4. Create Displayr document from API using QPack
  5. Create Displayr document from API using QScript
  6. Duplicate Displayr document
  7. Delete Displayr document
  8. Edit Displayr document
  9. View Displayr document
  10. Download Displayr document QPack
  11. Upload Office document
  12. Delete Office document
  13. View Office document
  14. Add user
  15. Remove user
  16. Edit user groups