Crystal Report format problem

Posted on 2007-11-15
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
In the details section of my Crystal Report, I arrange the fields in horizontal line, not column, it looks like this
And I enable the 'Can Grow' property, the problem is, for example, Field2 grows to 3 lines, then the Field3 jam together with text in Field2, how do I fix that? thanks for help
Question by:CochiseCounty
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The only way to fix that is to use separate sections for fields that can grow.

Right click the left margin of the section
Move field3 and 4 down.

Repeat if you have other fields that can grow.

The basic idea is to make a field that can grow as the last field vertically in a section


Expert Comment

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You can also concatenate all 4 fields by adding a Formula Field.

Add a new formula field.  In the formula editor that pops up, edit the formula.  I've found using Basic Syntax easier than Crystal Syntax. The formula would look something like this:
formula = {tblTableName;1.Field1} & " " & {tblTableName;1.Field2} & " " & etc...  

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