How to: Add User Data to Report Bands

You can add user-defined data to a report band. User-defined data appears in the User field of the report structure table and does not appear in the report or label.

To add user-defined data to a report band

  1. Open the report or label in the appropriate designer.

  2. On the Report menu, click Edit Bands.

    The Edit Bands dialog box opens.

  3. In the Edit Bands dialog box, select the band you want, and click OK.

    The properties dialog box for the report band opens.

    NoteTip

    You can also double-click the band separator in the Report Designer or Label Designer to open the report band properties dialog box.

    NoteNote

    If the _REPORTBUILDER system variable is not set to the default Report Builder or is set to a third-party builder, the report band dialog box displays or a different dialog box might display. For more information, see _REPORTBUILDER System Variable and Report Band Properties Dialog Box.

  4. In the report band properties dialog box, click the Other tab if it is not selected.

  5. On the Other tab, click Edit user data.

    The user data dialog box for the report band opens.

  6. In the user data dialog box, type the user-defined data you want, and click OK.

  7. For more information, see Other Tab, Report Band Properties Dialog Box (Report Builder).

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