Breaking up output rows to two lines

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Breaking up output rows to two lines

Postby chedderslam » Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:25 pm

I have ten fields that I am trying to output in a report. Because there are so many fields, the line wrap causes the text to break across lines. I would like to have the first 5 fields output on one line, then the other 5 fields on the next, and so on. How do I do this?

Another approach I would like to try to implement is to have the first 5 fields printed across left to right, then have the next 5 fields one above another. How would I do this?

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Re: breaking up output rows to two lines

Postby TheGurkha » Thu Aug 21, 2008 9:11 pm

Hi and welcome to the forums.

Been a while since I did this, but use the Sun Report Builder plug-in and position the fields in the way you want in the body of the report, called the 'detail area' in this example: SUN Report Builder. It talks about computed fields but for straight fields lifted out of the database you just position them where you want them to go.
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Re: breaking up output rows to two lines

Postby chedderslam » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:31 pm

Thank you. I will give it a try.

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