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FastReport.Net User's manualTable of contents 3
Table of contents
Chapter I Fundamentals 12
The report 12 Report designer 12 Report options 14 Report pages 16 Managing pages 17 Page properties 18 Bands 21 Bands in designer 21 Configuring bands 22 Printing Bands 24 Band properties 25 Report objects 27 Common object properties 27 The "Text" object 29 Text editing 29 Displaying the expressions 30 Displaying the data columns 31 HTML tags 32 Object's properties 33 The "Rich Text" object 34 The "Picture" object 36 The "Line" object 39 The "Shape" object 39 The "Barcode" object 40 The "CheckBox" object 43 The "Table" object 44 The "Matrix" object 45 The "Chart" object 45 The "Zip Code" object 46 The "Cellular Text" object 47 Your first report in the FastReport 48 Example 1. Creating a report manually 48 Example 2. Creating a report with the wizard 50 Chapter II Report creation 56 Choosing data for a report 57 Dynamic layout 58 CanGrow, CanShrink properties 58 ShiftMode property 59 GrowToBottom property 59 Anchor property 59 Dock property 60 Formatting 624 Table of contents Border and fill 62 Text formatting 63 Styles 63 Data formatting 64 Conditional highlighting 66 Hiding zero values 68 Hide duplicate values 69 Highlight odd/even data rows 70 Report with one "Data" band 71 Connecting a band to data source 71 Printing the text 71 Sorting the data 71 Filtering the data 73 Data header and footer 74 Breaking data and keeping it together 75 Printing empty data rows 77 Printing "No data" text 79 Printing hierarchy 80 Master-detail report 83 Master-master report 86 Master-detail-detail report 88 Multicolumn reports 89 Page columns 89 Data band columns 90 "Booklet"-type reports 92 Adding page into a report 92 Page settings 92 Printing on odd/even pages 93 Groups and totals 95 Creating groups 97 Sorting the data 99 Nested groups 100 Managing groups 101 Printing total values 102 Repeating the header and footer 103 Group properties 104 Subreports 106 Printing modes 106 Side-by-side subreports 107 Nested subreports 107 Table-type reports 108 Configuring columns 108 Managing the size of the column 108 Configuring rows 109 Managing the size of the row 109 Configuring cells 110 Joining and splitting cells 110

Inserting objects in cells 110 Printing a table 111 Printing complex headers 113Table of contents 5 Using totals 115 Table layout 115 Examples 116 Example 1. Printing the whole table from top to bottom 116 Example 2. Printing the table from top to bottom with a repeating row 116 Example 3. Printing the whole table from left to right 117 Example 4. Printing a table from left to right with a repeating column 118 Example 5. Printing a table with repeating rows and columns 118 Example 6. Using the data source 119 Example 7. Inserting page breaks 120 Example 8. Printing totals 121 Matrix-type reports 122 A few theory 122 Configuring the matrix 123 Configuring headers 125 Configuring cells 125 Styling the matrix 126 Row and column size management 127 Examples 128 Example 1. Simple matrix 129 Example 2. Multilevel headers 130 Example 3. Printing the name of the month 131 Example 4. Conditional highlighting 132 Example 5. Highlighting even rows 134 Example 6. Using Expressions 135 Example 7. Pictures in cells 136 Example 8. Objects in cells 137 Example 9. Filling a matrix manually 139 Interactive reports 143 Hyperlink 143 Hyperlink configuration 143 Link to the URL 144

Link to the page number 145
Link to a bookmark 145
Link to a detailed report 145
Link to a detailed page 146 Custom link 147 Report outline 148 Examples 150 Example 1. Link to a web page 150 Example 2. Building a detailed report 151 Example 3. Interactive "Matrix" object 156 Example 4. Report with table of contents, navigation and outline 160 Report inheritance 162 Creating a report 163 Changing the base report 163 Limitations 164 Reports with charts 165 Chart elements 165 Chart editor 1666 Table of contents Handling series 167 Setting up the...
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