Report Writer – The Tool Box

Updated Jul 21st, 2022

Who is this guide for?

Case Management Supervisors, System Supervisors and Report Writers

The tool box contains useful objects which you can use to customise your reports. Click the links for more assistance on a particular option.

Tool Box Options

Tool box itemDescription
PointerChanges the mouse pointer back to a pointer after other tool box items have been used
LabelInserts an editable text box
Check BoxInserts a check box into your report
Rich TextSimilar to a label, except that you can include different fonts, sizes, colours etc. where label text can only be one particular defined font/colour
Picture BoxInsert a picture from your local PC or from a web address
PanelCan be used to keep a set of report items together
TableInsert a table into your report. Tables can include labels or fields
LineInsert a formattable line into your report to break up sections
ShapeInsert a formattable shape into your report
Bar CodeInserts a formattable bar code, which can be based on a field
Zip CodeInserts a zip code box – only works with numbers
ChartInsert a chart into your report based on the data exported
Pivot GridInsert a pivot table into your report
Page InfoInserts “Page X of Y” information into your report
Page BreakInserts a page break
Cross-band LineInserts a line which can span over more than one band, e.g. Page Header and Detail or Detail and Group Footer
Cross-band BoxInserts a box which can span over more than one band, e.g. Page Header and Detail or Detail and Group Footer
SubreportNot used

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