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Crystal Reports XI: Official Guide by Michael Voloshko, Annette Jonker, James Edkins, Neil FitzGerald

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Chapter 6 Fundamentals of Report Formatting

In this chapter

Introduction 158

Positioning and Sizing Report Objects 158

Modifying Object Properties for Formatting Purposes 164

Exploring the Format Editor Dialog Common Options 168

Combining and Layering Report Objects 172

Configuring Report Page and Margin Properties 176

Troubleshooting 178

Crystal Reports in the Real World—Exporting Options 178

Crystal Reports in the Real World—Referencing External Resources 178

Introduction

To this point, the majority of material you’ve seen in this book focused on the various functions of the Crystal Reports design application. Equally important, however, is the form (or format) of the report—especially when a report is used as a corporate or industry-standard ...

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