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  • layout report - calc field alignment

    Continuing with layout table report testing. Could use help in how to debug LT reports.

    The solution is likely with the default css used by the report, but I don't know where to find it. Attached design image shows highlighted field is Tahoma 9, left justified. Displays correctly on preview, but print or PDF shrinks the font to ~ 2 pt.

    Problem 2 - right above the highlighted field is a centered calc field. It previews and prints as left justified when design shows it as centered.

    I have another report with two calc fields that correctly print left and center justified. Trying various combinations of font name, size, justification has not fixed the problem report. I have rebuilt it once with same result, so there must be something I am overlooking.

    Bill.
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    Re: layout report - calc field alignment

    After lots of T&E the small font started working properly. Not sure exactly what fixed it.

    On the centering issue, Cian came to the rescue. The cell was apparently "stuck" in html mode, which by default left justifies. Following code shows the property and then resets it to blank. This is run from the interactive window while the report is in edit mode.
    Code:
    ? Payment_Plan_Status_Pp1:laytable1.rows[2].cells[3].style.encoding
    = "html"
    
    Payment_Plan_Status_Pp1:laytable1.rows[2].cells[3].style.encoding=""
    Now the properties in the property sheet work.

    Speaking of html... I tried the following static html which did not work to center the field. If anyone has a thought.
    Code:
    <style>
    .myClass {text-align:center;}
    </style>
    <div class="myClass">{calc->cClient_name}</div>
    Bill.
    Last edited by Bill Parker; 07-29-2013, 09:16 AM.

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      Re: layout report - calc field alignment

      Bill, what is the advantage of this type report vs the regular report
      Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
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        Re: layout report - calc field alignment

        1. it does not use the Amyuni driver.
        2. output to Excel, Word, etc. has perfect fidelity, i.e. no jumbled columns/cells.

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          Re: layout report - calc field alignment

          hm - may chat with you later about this.
          Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
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