1.2. Inserting Fields, Text, and Special Fields

A key concept to understand when creating reports is what the sections are used for and where you should insert database fields, headers, footers, and summary fields. By default, a new report has five sections. Section1 is the report header. This appears at the top of the first page in the report. Section2 is the page header. This section repeats at the top of every page. Section3 is the details section and repeats for every record in the result set bound to the report. Section4 is the report footer that appears at the bottom of the last page in the report. Section5 is the page footer and appears at the bottom of every page in the report.

To give you an example of how the sections work, expand ...

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