How to: Create a Side-by-Side Report

This tutorial describes the steps used to create a side-by-side report that is helpful for comparing two different data entries side-by-side.

Follow these steps to create a side-by-side report.

  1. Create a Snap application and bind it to the "Categories" table.
  2. To add a new table to the report, switch to the Insert tab in the main toolbar and click Table. Then, move the cursor over the grid to select the required number of rows and columns.

    Snap_AddNewTable

    You can set table borders by clicking the Borders button on the Design tab.

    Snap_Borders

  3. Then, drop the "Picture" and "CategoryName" fields from the Data Explorer on the table's corresponding columns.

    Snap_SideBySide_(Picture_CategoryName)_Second_Column

  4. To filter each table column so that it shows only a single record, select a field on the left column and in the activated Field tab in the main toolbar, click Quick Filter. In the invoked menu, select the required field and click OK.

    Snap_SideBySide_(Picture_CategoryName)_Filter1

    Finally, repeat the same procedure for the right column, so that it displays a different field to compare with.

    Snap_SideBySide_(Picture_CategoryName)_Filter2