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Adding a layout component to a blank report
February 11, 2013
The layout defines the appearance of the report, including formatting, style, and design.
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The example report will use a table to control the placement of report components. A table is a simple formatting tool that lets you place report objects into a basic layout by inserting objects such as charts and labels into different cells within the table. Use the Toolbox feature in
® Report Studio to add a table to the blank report.
Create a blank report as described in
Creating a blank report from the PowerCube model
In the Toolbox window, select the
and drag the it to the report’s layout. and drag the it to the report’s layout.
dialog box, specify values in the
Number of rows
Number of columns
fields, and then click
(Optional) Format the table.
There are a variety of formatting options available in Report Studio; you might want to try some of the following simple formatting commands:
Apply a predefined style to an entire table object by clicking
Apply Table Style
and selecting a style from the Table Styles dialog box.
Set only specific attributes for the table by clicking the table object and selecting settings in the Attributes window (you can set attributes for cell also).
Merge cells within the table by selecting the cells and clicking
To see how the table can control the report layout, experiment with adding other report objects such as legends and charts, into the various cells within the table.
to save the updated layout.
Creating a report from a blank layout
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