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Display the User Name in a Report

This tutorial demonstrates how to insert the current user name in a report using the Page Info control.

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Do the following to insert the user name into a report:

Typically, the user name is displayed within the Report Header band. To add it to the report, right-click anywhere on the report's surface. In the invoked menu, point to Insert Band and click ReportHeader.
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Drop the Page Info control from the Toolbox onto the ReportHeader band.


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Set the control's Page Information property to User Name (e.g. using the smart tag).


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Next, to apply a format string to the control's contents, type Current User: {0} into its Text Format String property.


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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 Posted in Extra Information on Reports