Expanding a field vertically to accommodate large text

This recipe teaches you how to handle the presentation of dynamic data in text fields, which can contain large amounts of data. Large dynamic text scenarios occur when your report contains sentences, the exact word count of which is not known while designing a report and will be determined during report processing (for example, a sentence that contains the name and address of a company). In such situations, the large text size can overflow the size of the field and, therefore, wrapping to the next line may become essential.

Getting ready

Refer to the installPostgreSQL.txt file included in the source code download for this chapter to install and run PostgreSQL, which should be up and running ...

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