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Creating Report Definitions Manually

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To define a data view for your report:

  • From the Specify menu bar, choose Tools > Report Designer. The Available Reports dialog box appears.



  • Next click on the Add button.



  • Since we are creating a report, select the Full Setup Report and click OK.



  • Select a search that contains the fields that you want to use in your report OR select a search and use the grid fields. Click OK.



  • Select the source of the fields. Click OK.



  • Enter criteria to limit the records. Click OK.



  • Select the number of duplicates that you want to print. Click OK. There may also be a message saying what the name of the active dataview. Click OK.



  • The Rave Report will be started.

  • Click on the Report Tab. Select the Region Component and then click in the white gridded area. You should see something similar to the above image.



  • Region Component Button



  • Change the Height to be 10, Left to be 0.5, Top to be 0.5 and Width to be 7.5



  • If you want a header banner or a title section, you can select a BandComponent.



  • Band Header



  • To change the name of the report, select the report from Report Library.



  • Then go to the Report Properties



  • Standard Tab



  • Then go to the Text Properties



  • Then go to the Text Properties



  • Then go to the Text Properties



  • DataBandComponentButton



  • DataBand Properties



  • DataBandDataView Properties



  • LinkBandTo DataBand



  • Click on the Report Tab.



  • Dynamic Text Button



  • Click on the Report Tab. Select the Region Component and then click in the white gridded area. You should see something similar to the above image.



  • UsingDataText

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Created by cj
Last modified 2006-07-20 05:39 PM
 

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