Report Designer Settings

Here the default settings for newly opened Report Designer displays can be configured.

Report Designer General Settings

The general default display settings for newly opened Report Designer displays.

Report Designer General Settings
Figure 1. Report Designer General Settings
Table 1. Report Designer General Settings
Setting Description

Zoom

Zoom Factor of Report Designer display, default when a new display is opened. Default = 100%.

Unit of Measurement

Default unit of measurement to be used in newly opened Report Designer display

Property Level

Defines the set of properties displayed

Show Headers

Check to automatically show band headers in display. Default is on.

Show Rulers

Check to automatically show rulers in display. Default is on.

Show Orders

Check to automatically show order of components in display. Default is off.

Edit After Insert

Check to automatically show the edit dialog when a new component is inserted. Default is on.

Use Last Format

Check to automatically use the last format by default when a new display is opened. Default is on.

Show Dimension Lines

Check to automatically show the dimension lines of components. Default is on.

Generate Localized Names

Check to select that the Report Designer will generate the names of inserted components using the currently selected language.

Report Designer Toolbar Settings

Select which toolbars should be displayed when a new Report Designer display is opened.

Report Designer Toolbar Settings
Figure 2. Report Designer Toolbar Settings

Report Designer Panels Settings

Select which panels should be displayed when a new Report Designer display is opened.

Report Designer Panels Settings
Figure 3. Report Designer Panels Settings

Report Designer Display Toolbox Settings

The Report Designer toolbox options can be selected here. The options selected with the checkboxes here will be displayed in the toolbox, under the different sections.

Report Designer Toolbox Settings
Figure 4. Report Designer Toolbox Settings

Report Designer Display Drawing Grid Options

Settings related to the Report Display drawing grid.

Report Designer Display Drawing Grid Options
Figure 5. Report Designer Display Drawing Grid Options
Table 2. Report Designer Display Drawing Grid Options
Setting Description

Align to Grid

Select to snap report components to the grid. Default is on.

Show Grid

Select to enable/disable the grid. Default is off.

Grid Type

Select the grid type. Available types are "Lines" or "Dots".

Size

The size of one grid unit in different units of measurements.

Report Display Tooltip Settings

Settings related to the Report Display tooltips.

Report Designer Tooltip Options
Figure 6. Report Designer Tooltip Options
Table 3. Report Display Tooltip Settings
Setting Description

Options

Select the variety of tooltip you wish to be displayed when using the Report Display. Default is "None"

Display Over Components

Select this to display the tooltip over the top of all components. Default is on