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Special Edition Using® Crystal Reports® 10 by Roger Sanborn, Steve Lucas, Kathryn Hunt, Joe Estes, Michael Voloshko, James Edkins, Bob Coates, Naisan Geula, Ryan Marples, Neil FitzGerald

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Modifying Object Properties for Formatting Purposes

Now that the foundation of our report is complete, it is time to focus on how to improve the form and aesthetic appearance of the report.

By modifying various object properties, the presentation value of the report can be greatly improved. In doing so, you will be using the Format Editor to access a variety of specific properties, such as fonts, borders, colors, and alignment. The Format Editor is a commonly used dialog to quickly and easily modify all report objects, and its contents are reflective of the specific object type being formatted (text, chart, database field, and so on). To explore these formatting capabilities, follow these steps:

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