Report Writer preferences

Set default preferences for the Report Writer and Report Designer.

Select Tools > Preferences (or, if you are on a Mac, > Preferences), then Report Writer to access these preferences.

Document View

  • The Prefer to display item name over RTL expression text checkbox: When selected, user-defined labels are displayed instead of the expressions.  A label is considered user-defined if it does not match the generated name "[NodeType][Index]" (e.g. "WordBox12").

Paper Settings Preferences

You can specify the default paper settings to be used for report design documents.

  • Orientation: portrait, landscape
  • Units: centimeter, inch
  • Page Size Format: standard - choose a value from the combobox, custom
  • Margins - left, right, top, bottom