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I need to create name badges for an upcoming event.  My badges are 3 x 4 and the report should have 6 individual badges on it.  How do I create a report with 2 columns and 3 'rows'?  How do I create my report so that each of the six 'parts' gets a different record?
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Feridun KadirPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
If this is for Dynamics CRM, I think you will find it quicker and easier to do a mail merge with Word (select labels in Word).
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planoczCommented:
You may have to use a matrix table, which will expand to the right and downward.
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ACUIWebDeveloperAuthor Commented:
feredun - yes, this is for Dynamics CRM.  If the event just needed a badge, a mail merge would suffice (though my supervisor still wants a report so the registration desk person at the event can just run the report for any last minute arrivals.  That, and we have a couple of larger events that will have tickets to other events included.

planocz - how do I make the matrix repeat by row and by column?
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ACUIWebDeveloperAuthor Commented:
When I try to use a matrix, here is my result...

Matrix
Is there a way to a) line all the names up in one column? and b) hide the first column (the visibility option is grayed out)?
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ACUIWebDeveloperAuthor Commented:
I need to make something like this:

Mock-up
Where each cell contains a collection of fields from a record.  I can make this happen with one column, but I need to make it happen with 2.  What happens now is that the first column is simply duplicated in the second.
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ACUIWebDeveloperAuthor Commented:
Ok, I found 'a' solution.  I created two tables that pulled from the same dataset and set the visibility on the first to hide the even rows and the other, the odd.  I imagine it isn't the cleanest method but it works.
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ACUIWebDeveloperAuthor Commented:
This is not a great way to solve this problem.  In essence I am querying twice and filtering the results based on row number.  I was unable to figure out how to make 2 columns and have each column continue into the next.
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