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  • How to modify the type of information displayed in a "preset" control?
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Overview of Preset control

Report control

The "Preset" control allows you to display the frequently used controls without programming. A "Preset" control can be inserted into a report to display the following information:
  • System date.
  • System time.
  • Number of the current page.
  • Page number/Number of pages.
  • Total number of pages in the report.
Creating a Preset control
To create a "Preset" control in a report:
  1. 'In the report editor:
    • click .
    • select "Insert .. New control .. Preset".
    On the "Creation" pane, in the "Usual controls" group, click .
  2. Click the position where the control will be created in the report.
  3. In the wizard for control creation, select the type of control to create.
  4. Specify the content or the format of control.
  5. The control is automatically created at the specified location.
Note: A preset control can also be created from a list of preset controls by clicking the arrow found on the right of . The list of available controls (with their preview in the skin template of project) is displayed. All you have to do is click the requested control to create it in the editor.Note: You also have the ability to create a preset control by expanding "Preset". The list of available controls (with their preview in the skin template of project) is displayed. All you have to do is click the requested control to create it in the editor.
To create a "preset" control in a report:
  1. On the "Creation" pane, in the "Text" group, click "Preset".
  2. Click the position where the control will be created in the report.
  3. In the wizard for control creation, select the type of control to create.
  4. Specify the content or the format of control.
  5. The control is automatically created at the specified location.
Note: You also have the ability to use the preset controls proposed by default. On the "Creation" pane, in the "Text" group, expand "Preset" and select the type of control to select. Then, click the position where the control will be created in the report.
How to modify the type of information displayed in a "preset" control?
To modify the type of information displayed in a "preset" control:
  1. Display the "General" tab in the description window of "preset" control ("Description" from the popup menu of control).
  2. Select the type of information displayed ("Type" combo box).
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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