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PrintBehaviour ppsection

edited August 2012 in Subreports
If I place a Sub-Report on a main page with the main page set to no
dataset, I can set printbehaviour to ppsection as per demo 51.

However if I place a region on the main form, then have a sub report in
the region I cannot set Pr..Be.. to ppsection.

Seems strange, I am I doing something wrong ?

Mike

Comments

  • edited August 2012

    Section style subreports are designed to print independently - for example
    if you need to create a compound document that consists of many reports that
    print as a single document.

    Regions are designed to be simple containers. They are best used as
    containers for labels, memos, etc. Subreports can be nested, so they can
    also be used as containers in more complex situations. However, placing
    section inside a child subreport does not make a lot sense to me.

    Perhaps you can provide some details about the requirements for the report
    you are designing. What are you trying to accomplish by placing a section
    subreport inside a region?


    -
    Nard Moseley
    Digital Metaphors
    www.digital-metaphors.com

    Best regards,

    Nard Moseley
    Digital Metaphors
    www.digital-metaphors.com
  • edited August 2012
    Thanks Nard,

    I am trying get around the Heading limitation in Sub Reports.
    I am trying to combine a lot of RTF Text with unlinked table data with
    headers. e.g.
    Detail Band (no dataset) ...e demo 51I think it is
    RTF1 .. Stretch
    RTF2 ...Stretch and relative to RTF1
    SubRep1 linked to data set A... show header and
    summary total shift Relative to RTF2 value
    RTF3 ...Stretch and relative to SubRep1
    SunRep2 linked to data set B... show header and
    summary total shift Relative to RTF3 value

    Reading old newsgroup postings I can see your difficulty in Headers in
    SubReports.

    What are the recommended work around's ?


  • edited August 2012
    For a pbChild subreport try using either Title/Summary or
    GroupHeader/GroupFooter rather than a page header/footer.

    A pbSection starts on a new page and ends with a page break, which does not
    sound like what you want.


    -
    Nard Moseley
    Digital Metaphors
    www.digital-metaphors.com

    Best regards,

    Nard Moseley
    Digital Metaphors
    www.digital-metaphors.com
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