Inserting Report Titles


Concept


Steps:

  1. To add a report title, you need to insert a special field. You can open the Field Explorer dialog box by using the Insert menu or the toolbar button. In this example, you will use the toolbar button.

     

    Click the Field Explorer button.

    Step 1
  2. The Field Explorer dialog box contains a list of the fields available to add to the report.

     

    Open the Special Fields folder.

     

    Click the expand button.

    Step 2
  3. There are three ways you can add a field to a report: double-click it and place it in the report, click and drag it to the report, or click the field and click the Insert to Report button. In this example, you will double-click the field.

     

    Double-click the Report Title list item.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Report Header section of the report to place the title in the header of the report.

     

    Click the Report Header cell.

    Step 4
  5. Notice that the title is aligned to the left.

     

    Click the Align Center button.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Bold button.

    Step 6
  7. You need to assign a title to the report for it to display on the Preview page. You use the Summary Info dialog box to assign a title to a report.

     

    Click the File menu.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Summary Info... menu.

    Step 8
  9. You use the Document Properties dialog box to manage your reports. The Comments section is used to track internal documentation of your report, such as the date, purpose, and modifications made to the report. For this example, you will enter only the report title.

     

    Click in the Title field.

    Step 9
  10. Enter the desired information into the Title field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Admissions"
    .

    Step 10
  11. Click the OK button.

    Step 11
  12. Click the Close button.

    Step 12
  13. Next, view the results.

     

    Click the Refresh button.

    Step 13
  14. Notice the title at the top of the page. You can format this title as required. The report title is updated each time the report is run.

    Step 14

You have successfully inserted a report title in a Crystal report.

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