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Textbox Properties (Visibility Tab, Report Designer)
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Textbox Properties (Visibility Tab, Report Designer)

Use the Visibility tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box to define visibility options for the text box.

Initial visibility

Select an option to indicate how the text box is initially displayed on the report.

Visible

Choose this option to show the text box.

Hidden

Choose this option to hide the text box.

Expression

Choose this option to vary the initial visibility using an expression.

Type an expression that evaluates to a Boolean value of True to hide the item and False to show the item. Click the expression (fx) button to edit the expression.

Visibility can be toggled by another report item

Choose this option to indicate that another report item can change the visibility of the text box.

Report item

Type or select the name of the report item that the user can click to change the visibility of the current text box. The report item must be a text box in the same grouping or containing group as the current text box.

Initial appearance of the toggle image for this report item

Select an option to indicate the initial state of the toggle image (+/-) for the report item.

Expanded (-)

Choose this option to display a toggle image of expanded (-).

Collapsed (+)

Choose this option to display a toggle image of collapsed (+).

Expression

Choose this option to vary the toggle image using an expression.

Type an expression that evaluates to a Boolean value of True for expanded (-), and False for collapsed (+). Click the expression (fx) button to edit the expression.

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