Debugging your Report Design Document

Tips to help you debug issues you may have with your report design.

Using a Background Color

To check for overlap of an object on a report design, or to simply visually see where an object falls on your report, set the Background Color property of the object.

Figure: Setting the background color

Screen shots showing setting of Background Color property

Using GREDEBUG environment variable

Set GREDEBUG to check overfull boxes. Warning messages regarding any overfull boxes are written to standard output.

Figure: Overfull Box message

Screen shot of Output view showing Overfull Box message.