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Format field Spacing in Crystal Reports

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I have a question about formating the field spacing in crystal reports, but I dont know if I can explain exactly what I mean.
Lets say in Microsoft Access you create a new report and drag severl fields to the report.  They will probably not be aligned, and they will probably not be right next to each other(there are probably spaces between them)
Example:
|FieldOne|   |FieldTwo| |FieldThree|         |FieldFour|
In this case if I highlight all fields and use the Align Top function it will work the same in Crystal as it does in access(it will align the tops obviously)
But, If I align left in access the fields will all move to the left, filling up any empty space but on overlapping each other.
Example:
|FieldOne|FieldTwo|FieldThree|FieldFour|  
But in Crystal these fields will just overlap each other.  My question is, is there any way to achive the above result in Crystal with out moving each field individualy(way to time consumming)  Thank you in advance for your help, John
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Agree.

There is also the ability to select a field and click FORMAT --> OBJECT FIELD AND POSITION

You can then precisely set the left margin and size of each field.

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Thanks for he response guys, It seems like that would be something good to add, but maybe im just being lazy or havent found my Crystal report formating groove.  Is there any particular strategy that yall use when your creating a new report, to get it all lined up and looking nice quickly?  Again, thanks for your response.

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