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Formating the data fields in the report

Posted on 2004-08-03
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On the report

I am displaying following fields

AA NO  MW    HOURS  STATUS    SCHEDULE DATE
DESC
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As Description is varchar field so after displaying other fields on the
next line I am displaying Description
After that I am displaying one static line

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But discription is varchar(1000). Sometimes it has only 50 chars
then there is too much  gap between the data and static line
How should I make it to come together

for eg:

___________________________________________________________________________
24,310 15.00 8.00 TENTATIVE. 07/28/2004 12:00:00AM
REQUEST UNIT 2-E PULVERIZER OUT OF SERVICE FOR A P.M. (CPM PULV-IX1C)
(DWP) PERFORM PULVERIZER PM AT
PREDETERMINED INTERVAL (PULV, PULE & PULF)
___________________________________________________________________________
24,347 30.00 10.00 TENTATIVE. 07/28/2004 12:00:00AM
6F PULV PM
___________________________________________________________________________
24,309 15.00 8.00 TENTATIVE. 07/28/2004 12:00:00AM
REQUEST UNIT 2-A PULVERIZER OUT OF SERVICE FOR A P.M. (CPM PULV-IX1C)
(DWP) PERFORM PULVERIZER PM AT
PREDETERMINED INTERVAL (PULV, PULE & PULF)
___________________________________________________________________________
24,353 30.00 10.00 TENTATIVE. 07/28/2004 12:00:00AM
6C PULV PM

___________________________________________________________________________
24,372 50.00 7.00 TENTATIVE. 07/28/2004 12:00:00AM
UNIT 7A2 PULVERIZER (CPM-PULV-IX1C) OFF-LINE 35,000 TONS PERIODIC
PHYSICAL AND VISUAL INSPECTION.


___________________________________________________________________________

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by:Bob Learned
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What kind of report are you talking about?

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natloz earned 20 total points
ID: 11707247
If it is Crystal Reports...Make the text field the width of the report but on line and change the Property of the field CANGROW to TRUE.
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by:natloz
ID: 11707262
Only make the text field tall enough for one line of text with this solution.
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by:jra2002
ID: 11707741
It is a crystal report
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by:jra2002
ID: 11707811
As suggested I had done for Description as one line

But at few places the dashed line is just comming as continuation of the work description in the same line

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by:jra2002
ID: 11707849
if you can send me the email id I can send you the report how it is looking as a PDF file, may be it will give more clarification regarding what I am looking for
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by:natloz
ID: 11709361
bee_zee@interbaun.com
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by:jra2002
ID: 11709687
Thanks I got it.  Previously I was doing in the text object manually I am inserting line

But when Used Insert Line, my problem got fixed. I am working on customization of
the report for your reference I will send it to you once i will finish

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