Editing the Page Header

Last modified 08:06, 24 Apr 2017

Overview

The page header holds items that appear at the top of each page within a report. As with the report header, the height of the page header and background colour are defined within the page header properties.

Using Page Headers

Additionally, when you select fields for inclusion in a report using the Change Report window, the text label for those field names populate the PageHeader area by default.

CCH Reporter assumes that you will want to use them as column headings for the data that appears below. You can change these column headings and you have all the usual properties available in the Report Designer page for editing if you want.

You can of course manually add column headings within the Report Designer area, but it is often easier to do this initial layout in the Change Report page because the default column headings are inserted for you.

Edit the Page Header

Ensure you are in the Report Designer view.

  1. Open the report containing the header you want to edit.

  2. Click the Report Designer button, Report Designer icon to open the Report Designer page.

  3. In the Page Header work area:

    Page Header work area

  1. To delete text boxes, select them and press [Delete].

  2. To edit, simply type over the text already in a text box.

  1. To edit the font, select the header item and click in the Font field in the Properties area.

    Report Properties area

  2. Click on the Ellipsis button, Ellipsis button and edit the font properties.

NOTE

You can multiselect objects if you want to apply the same properties of all of them. When multiselecting within a row, move the cursor to the left of a row and when the cursor changes to an arrow click to select the row’s contents.
  1. Save your report layout.

NOTE

You can run the report at anytime so as to preview it; save your report layout and close the Report Designer window. From the Change Report window, click on the Run Report button, Run Report button.
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