Textbox Properties (General Tab, Report Designer)

Use the General tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box to define general options for the text box.

The following table describes the other tabs in the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Topic Description

Textbox Properties (Visibility Tab, Report Designer)

Describes the Visibility tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Textbox Properties (Navigation Tab, Report Designer)

Describes the Navigation tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Textbox Properties (Font Tab, Report Designer)

Describes the Font tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Textbox Properties (Format Tab, Report Designer)

Describes the Format tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Textbox Properties (Interactive Sort Tab, Report Designer)

Describes the Interactive Sort tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Textbox Properties (Data Output Tab, Report Designer)

Describes the Data Output tab of the Textbox Properties dialog box.

Name

Type a name for the text box. The name must be unique within the report.

Tooltip

Type a ToolTip or an expression that evaluates to a ToolTip. Click the expression (fx) button to edit the expression. The value of ToolTip will appear when the user pauses the pointer over the text box in an HTML report. Other rendering extensions can use this value in different ways.

Repeat report item with data region on every page

Choose this option to show the text box with a data region each time the data region appears on a page. This is useful for headings or descriptive text that should appear with the data region on each page of the report.

Data region

Type or select the data region with which to repeat the text box on every page that the data region appears.

Value

Type the value of the text box. This can be a field expression, other expression, or label. Click the expression (fx) button to edit the expression.

Hide duplicates

Choose this option to display only the first instance of a value when the text box repeats in a data region. For example, if a dataset returns the same product name for several rows, only the first instance of the product name appears.

Containing group or dataset

Type a group or dataset, or an expression that evaluates to a group or dataset, in which to hide duplicate names. Click the expression (fx) button to edit the expression.

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