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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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Using Advanced Cross-Tab Features

Crystal Reports version 9 introduced significant cross-tab improvements. The advanced features gave cross-tabs improved flexibility and functionality to satisfy even more reporting requirements.

Setting Relative Position

When it comes to planning the width or length of cross-tabs, remember they expand dynamically. With the addition of new information or data, the number of rows or columns can grow or shrink. This makes putting objects at the end of a cross-tab very difficult because it's unclear when the object will be overwritten if new data appears.

For the same issue at the bottom of a cross-tab an easy solution exists. Place the new object in the next report section—even if it means adding a new section. ...

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