Configuring Report Controls

When adding or editing report controls, you can add comments and change format settings. When a report control is selected in the Report Designer or Label Designer, Visual FoxPro displays many report control formatting options that you can choose on the Format menu.

In This Section

How to: Add Comments to Report Controls

Describes how to add comments for report controls.

How to: Add User Data to Report Controls

Describes how to add user-defined data for report controls.

How to: Add Tooltips to Report Controls

Describes how to add tooltips to report controls.

How to: Assign Structured Metadata to Report Controls

Describes how to add additional custom metadata to individual report controls.

How to: Change Line Styles of Report Controls

Describes how to the change report control styles.

How to: Set Alignment of Report Control Contents

Describes how to change the alignment in report controls.

How to: Change Colors in Report Controls

Describes how to change foreground and background colors, where available, for report controls.

How to: Change Font Settings in Report Controls

Describes how to change the font settings, such as style and size, in report controls.

How to: Change Opacity of Report Controls

Describes how to make report controls opaque or transparent.

How to: Set Stretching Report Controls

Describes how to set stretching for report controls.

How to: Suppress Repeated Values for Report Controls

Describes how to prevent repeated values from displaying in output from report controls.

How to: Suppress Blank Lines in Report Controls

Describes how to prevent blank lines from displaying in output from report controls.

How to: Specify Conditional Output for Report Controls

Describes how to specify output expressions that determine whether to display output from report controls.

How to: Add Design-time Captions to Field Controls

Describes how to configure a control so that it shows in the designer with alternative text, rather than the actual field expression.

Related Sections

Adding Report Controls

Introduces adding different controls that display data or information to reports and labels.

Managing Report Controls

Describes manipulating report controls, for example, to select multiple controls as a group, resize them, and change their alignment and relative position to each other.

Working with Report Controls

Introduces topics about working with report controls in reports and labels.


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