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  • Creating a new report
  • Modifying an existing report
  • WLanguage properties associated with the multi-column reports
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Overview
The report editor allows you to create "Multicolumn" reports. In this case, the report contains a Body block in which one or more columns are printed.
For example:
Example of multicolumn report in edit and in preview
Versions 18 and later
WINDEV MobileiPhone/iPad This type of report is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 18
WINDEV MobileiPhone/iPad This type of report is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
WINDEV MobileiPhone/iPad This type of report is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
WINDEVWINDEV MobileUniversal Windows 10 App This type of report is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
WINDEVWINDEV MobileUniversal Windows 10 App This type of report is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
WINDEVWINDEV MobileUniversal Windows 10 App This type of report is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Creating a multicolumn report

Creating a new report

To create a "Multicolumn" report:
  1. Select "File .. New .. Report .. Multicolumn report". The wizard for report creation starts.Click among the quick access buttons.
    • Click "Report" in the wheel that is displayed. The window for creating a new element is displayed: click "Report" then "Report".
    • The wizard for report creation starts.
  2. Select "Multicolumn report".
  3. In this wizard, you must specify:
    • The number of columns
    • The report type (Form or Table)
    • The data source of the report (data file, query, ...). See Data source of report for more details.
    • The information specific to the sorts and breaks.
    • The items to print.
    • The automatic calculations on the items (Sum, Average, Counter).
    • The paper format and the orientation (portrait, landscape).
    • The skin template to apply.
    • The title and name of report.

Modifying an existing report

You have the ability to transform an existing report into a multi-column report. To do so:
  1. Open the description window of the report.
  2. Select the "Format" tab.
  3. In the "Multi-column" area, select the number of columns for the report.
Note: The report controls will have to be repositioned in order to adapt to the new report size.
WLanguage properties associated with the multi-column reports
To find out by programming whether a report is a multicolumn report, use ..NbColumn.
To find out the list of properties available for a report, see Properties associated with a report.
Minimum required version
  • Version 15
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