Chapter 15. Managing the page layout

When designing a report, it is important to keep in mind how the report is going to be displayed and distributed. Reports that users regularly print or export as PDF documents have different layout requirements than reports that users view only as HTML. You must plan not only how to structure data in a report but also how to arrange report items in relation to one another and in relation to the page. The structure of a page depends on rendering and various report properties. Some render formats use these properties, while other render formats ignore them. In this chapter, you learn how to factor rendering into the report development process, how to control the layout of items on a page, how to use properties ...

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