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  • Report with table of contents

    I have a db, the data has fields:
    Item, Description, Department, Style, Size. Etc..
    in my Report I have Groups by:
    Department, Style, Size
    I am always adding records to the db.
    Is there a way to create a Table of contents with page numbers?
    Thanks,
    David
    A5V12.3
    Win7, 64 bit
    Qbks 2018 Enterprise
    QODBC R/W

  • #2
    Re: Report with table of contents

    Check this out.

    https://documentation.alphasoftware....20contents.xml
    Alpha Anywhere v3.5
    Version 12.3, Build 2999
    MySql56 & DBF's

    Alpha 4, 5, Anywhere

    Ron Anusiewicz

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    • #3
      Re: Report with table of contents

      thanks!!
      David
      A5V12.3
      Win7, 64 bit
      Qbks 2018 Enterprise
      QODBC R/W

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      • #4
        Re: Report with table of contents

        I am having a lot of trouble.
        In the screen shot I am trying to make 2 columns but it has extra partial 3rd column.
        Also, how can I stop the repeating lines? this is not because of a set, this is that there is several items in the same "Group"
        the repeats are how many records are in that group.
        Attached Files
        David
        A5V12.3
        Win7, 64 bit
        Qbks 2018 Enterprise
        QODBC R/W

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        • #5
          Re: Report with table of contents

          through trial and error i did get rid of the extra / 3rd column.
          David
          A5V12.3
          Win7, 64 bit
          Qbks 2018 Enterprise
          QODBC R/W

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          • #6
            Re: Report with table of contents

            Where do I try to sort my table of contents alphabetical instead by page number?
            also i am getting extra column as shown in the pic
            Attached Files
            David
            A5V12.3
            Win7, 64 bit
            Qbks 2018 Enterprise
            QODBC R/W

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            • #7
              Re: Report with table of contents

              I didn't even know this feature was available for reports.
              I found this video.

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIStUzdxb8M
              Alpha Anywhere v3.5
              Version 12.3, Build 2999
              MySql56 & DBF's

              Alpha 4, 5, Anywhere

              Ron Anusiewicz

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              • #8
                Re: Report with table of contents

                thanks!, that video is in the Alpha help but I couldn't get the sound to work. the youtube works fine.
                other places in help show places for pics but they no pic.
                David
                A5V12.3
                Win7, 64 bit
                Qbks 2018 Enterprise
                QODBC R/W

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                • #9
                  Re: Report with table of contents

                  can you direct me in the help how to setup a table of contents, the video does not show how that I understand. Trying to search in the help file I have not had any luck.
                  the video shows that the table of contents along with the index and the bookmarks I can click on item in the table of contents and go to that part of the report.
                  I don't understand how the index and bookmarks work together with the table of contents or if I need the index and bookmarks. I can't seen to get a grasp how to edit this other than change the fonts.
                  David
                  A5V12.3
                  Win7, 64 bit
                  Qbks 2018 Enterprise
                  QODBC R/W

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