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Report viewer: Text copy
The report viewer allows you to copy text from the report and paste it to a file in another application.
Reminder: The report viewer is available:
  • in the report editor of WINDEV, WEBDEV, WINDEV Mobile.
  • in "Reports and Queries".
  • when printing reports from a WINDEV application.
How to?
To copy a text:
  1. In the report viewer, on the " Preview " tab, in the "Mode" group, click "Selection" (Text Selection icon).
  2. Select the text to copy: click in front of the first letter of the sentence or expression and hold while you drag until the last letter of the text you want to select.
    Remark: The text to select can be on multiple pages.
  3. Copy the selected text. You can:
    • Press Ctrl + C.
    • Right-click and select "Copy" in the context menu of the selection.
  4. Paste the text to the requested software (press Ctrl + V for example).
    Remark: The text colors are kept if the target software supports the same color formatting

Special cases

  • If the selection includes charts, they will not be copied.
  • If the report contains text in RTF, don't forget to use the iRTFWithImagesAndTables constant (iParameter) to optimize the text selection.
Minimum version required
  • Version 18
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Last update: 05/26/2022

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