Toolbars

The Report Designer Toolbar includes the HomeLayoutPage, and View tabs for general commands as well as contextual tabs for commands relating to the selected report controls.

Home Tab

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Use commands in this tab to

  • add new reports, load and save report layouts;
  • add data sources, calculated fields, and report parameters;
  • delete the selected report elements, place them on the clipboard and paste them onto report bands;
  • customize font, color, formatting and alignment settings;
  • create new styles based on the selected control's appearance settings and then apply the created styles to other controls.

Layout Tab

This tab provides commands that

  • align report elements to each other or the snap grid;
  • change the report element size relative to other report elements and to fit the snap grid or the parent container;
  • change the stacked elements' order;
  • select the snapping mode.

Page Tab

These commands allow you to

  • set the page margins, orientation, and paper size;
  • specify the page's background color;
  • add watermark text to a report or turn a picture into a report's background.

View Tab

This tab enables you to

  • turn on/off export and printing warnings to highlight intersecting controls and controls placed outside page margins;
  • display the document's watermark on the design surface;
  • specify whether to draw the snap grid;
  • zoom the design surface;
  • manage the Report Designer panels' visibility.

Contextual Tabs

Contextual tabs are visible whenever you select a specific report element and provide commands applicable to the selected element's type.

The following image demonstrates the table cell's available tabs:

Monday, 14 January 2019 Posted in Report UI Panels