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  • Creating the Start of Document block
  • Printing the Start of Document block
  • Printing the Start of Document block before or after the Page Header block
  • Printing the Start of Document block before or after the Page Header block
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Overview
The Start of document block is printed once at the beginning of the report execution. In most cases, this block contains the title of the document as well as today's date and time.
In the process associated with this type of block, you can display, for example, a window warning of imminent print.
Creating the Start of Document block
To create a Start of Document block:
  1. Perform one of the following operations in the report editor:
    • select "Insert .. New block".on the "Creation" pane, in the "Structure" group, expand "Blocks".
    • select "Add a block" from the popup menu of the report (right mouse click on the report currently created).
    • click the "Add a block" button in the "Blocks" tab of the report description.
  2. Select the "Start of document" type.
Printing the Start of Document block

Printing the Start of Document block before or after the Page Header block

By default, the Start of document block is printed before the Page header block on the first page of the report. The report editor allows you to modify this default print order.
To print the Start of Document block after the Page Header block:
  1. Display the description window of the "Start of document" block ("Block description" from the popup menu).
  2. In the "General" tab, select "Print the "Start of document" block AFTER the "Page header" block on the first page".
To print the Start of Document block after the Page Header block:
  • Method 1:
    1. Display the description window of the "Start of document" block ("Block description" from the popup menu).
    2. In the "General" tab, select "Print the "Start of document" block AFTER the "Page header" block on the first page".
Versions 19 and later
  • Method 2:
    1. Display the description window of report ("Report description" from the popup menu).
    2. In the "Blocks" tab, in the "Start of document" section, check "AFTER the "Page header" block".
New in version 19
  • Method 2:
    1. Display the description window of report ("Report description" from the popup menu).
    2. In the "Blocks" tab, in the "Start of document" section, check "AFTER the "Page header" block".
  • Method 2:
    1. Display the description window of report ("Report description" from the popup menu).
    2. In the "Blocks" tab, in the "Start of document" section, check "AFTER the "Page header" block".

Printing the Start of Document block before or after the Page Header block

By default, the Start of document block is printed before the Page header block on the first page of the report. The report editor allows you to modify this default print order.
  • Method 1:
    1. Display the description window of the "Start of document" block ("Block description" from the popup menu).
    2. In the "General" tab, select "Print the "Start of document" block AFTER the "Page header" block on the first page".
  • Method 2:
    1. Display the description window of report ("Report description" from the popup menu).
    2. In the "Blocks" tab, in the "Start of document" section, check "AFTER the "Page header" block".
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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