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Overview
A printed report includes several sections:
  • a start of document,
  • a page header,a page header,
  • the page body,
  • a page footer, a page footer,
  • an end of document,
  • one or several breaks, if the report is sorted.
To manage the different sections of the report, the report editor divides the structure of the report into blocks. A WLanguage process can be associated with each block.
Report in edit and preview of report execution
Report in edit and preview of report execution
The different types of blocks
A report includes different types of blocks. Each block:
  • can contain all types of controls.
  • has specific parameters and print options.
  • is associated with different WLanguage processes.
A report contains at least the Body block and it can only contain one block of each type (except for the iteration block and for the break blocks).
The different types of blocks are as follows (according to the order in which they appear in the report editor):
Notes:
  • To select a block, all you have to do is click its caption displayed on the left of the reports.
  • By default, the caption of the blocks is entirely displayed on the left of reports. To display the abbreviated captions, select "Display .. Options .. Show the full name of blocks" ([F10] key).By default, the caption of the blocks is entirely displayed on the left of reports. To display the abbreviated captions, on the "Display" pane, in the "Viewing" group, uncheck "Full name of blocks " ([F10] key).
  • Versions 19 and later
    During the click on a block name or in a report section, the delimiters of the block are highlighted.
    New in version 19
    During the click on a block name or in a report section, the delimiters of the block are highlighted.
    During the click on a block name or in a report section, the delimiters of the block are highlighted.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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