Solved

Title Page for Multi-Column Report

Posted on 2009-05-15
5
880 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I am trying to create a report similar to a year book.   The detail section contains a 2 column table which on it's own properly displays the data in two columns and expects parameters and queries based on those parameters.   What I need is a title page.   I was originally trying a page header, but the header ends up reserving space even if I write a visibility expression to only display on the first page.    I have also tried a sub-report approach.    I have created a title page, and included the detail portion as a sub-report.  All of the parameters are included and working with one problem, the detail report reverts to a single column.    I have tinkered with the margins and sub-report width etc. with no success.

Any ideas would prevent me from pulling any additional hair from my head.

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:TallKewlOnez
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:ValentinoV
ID: 24407386
What I usually do to force page breaks is put each page in a Rectangle control.  One of the properties of the Rectangle is "Page break after" (or similar) and what this does is put a page break after the Rectangle.
So in your case your header page would consist of a Rectangle that contains the items that you want to appear on the first page.  Then activate the Page Break option.
Your table, which is located below the rectangle, then starts from the second page.
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
TallKewlOnez earned 0 total points
ID: 24651201
I have since decided to create two separate reports.  One for title page and one for the multi-column report.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:TallKewlOnez
ID: 24651228
I have gone with a 2 report solution
0

Featured Post

Space-Age Communications Transitions to DevOps

ViaSat, a global provider of satellite and wireless communications, securely connects businesses, governments, and organizations to the Internet. Learn how ViaSat’s Network Solutions Engineer, drove the transition from a traditional network support to a DevOps-centric model.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

International Data Corporation (IDC) prognosticates that before the current the year gets over disbursing on IT framework products to be sent in cloud environs will be $37.1B.
This article shows gives you an overview on SQL Server 2016 row level security. You will also get to know the usages of row-level-security and how it works
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.
Viewers will learn how to use the INSERT statement to insert data into their tables. It will also introduce the NULL statement, to show them what happens when no value is giving for any given column.

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question