You can specify where, when, and how data and information display in reports and labels, by adding items that control their appearance and that perform user-defined operations to report bands.

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Report Bands

Describes and compares different types of report bands.

How to: Add Bands to Reports

Explains how to add report bands to a report layout.

How to: Change Report Band Height

Describes how to change report band height in a report layout.

How to: Change Detail Band Order

Describes how to use the Report Builder to change the order of multiple detail bands in a report layout.

How to: Specify Target Aliases for Detail Bands

Describes how to vary the order of records processed in a report run by specifying target aliases for one or more detail bands.

How to: Specify Expressions to Evaluate When Processing Bands

Explains how to create expressions that fire before and after the Report Engine processes a band during a report run.

How to: Add Comments to Report Bands

Describes how to add comments to indicate your design goals and other notes relevant to your use of a specific band in the report layout.

How to: Add User Data to Report Bands

Describes how to add user-defined data to the attributes stored in a report layout relevant to a specific band.

How to: Configure Output for Report Bands

Explains how to adjust report bands to account for lengthy or missing data, and how to configure optional bands.

How to: Delete Bands from Reports

Explains how to remove optional bands from a report layout.

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Related Sections

Report Layout and Design

Describes aspects of setting up and organizing page layouts for reports and labels.

Working with Data in Reports

Describes how to provide and manage data for reports and labels.

Working with Report Data Groups

Discusses the use of data groups in reports and labels.

How to: Define Columns in Reports

Describes how to define columns for a report or label page.