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Field List

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The Field List panel allows you to explore and manage report data sources, calculated fields and parameters as well as create data-aware report controls.

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Manage Data Sources

The Field List displays available report data sources and their structure. You can right-click a data source to access its settings.

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Create Bound Report Elements

You can use the Field List to create new bound report controls and bind existing controls to data.

  • Drag the desired field item from the Field List onto a report band to create a new appropriate report control bound to this field.

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  • The Field List enables you to select multiple data fields by clicking them while holding down the CTRL or SHIFT key. Drop them onto a report to create a Table with cells bound to the corresponding data fields.

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  • You can bind an existing report control to data by clicking the required data field in the Field List and dropping it onto this control.

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Manage Calculated Fields

The Field List allows you to create calculated fields by building expressions based on data field values, report parameter values, etc.

Right-click any item inside the data member node and select Add Calculated Field in the invoked context menu.

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You can select the created calculated field and go to the Properties Panel to edit the field settings. Alternatively, right-click the calculated field and use commands available in the context menu.

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Manage Report Parameters

The Field List shows existing report parameters and allows you to add new ones to the report.

You can create a new parameter by right-clicking the Parameters node or any of its sub-nodes and selecting Add Parameter.

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Use the Properties Panel or commands available in the context menu to customize parameter settings.

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