Draw Borders (Lines) for Report Controls
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To draw borders for a control, locate the Borders property in the control’s Properties window. Then, select which borders to draw: Left, Right, Top, and/or Bottom.
The following example shows how to draw Top and Bottom borders for the XRLabel control:
The specified borders are displayed both in the Designer and Print Preview:
Draw Borders for Tables
The following image shows the layout of the above table in Print Preview:
If a table occupies the entire Detail band and the table’s top and bottom borders are enabled, the table borders are be duplicated in Print Preview. To avoid duplication, do the following:
- Select only a bottom table border.
- Create a group header band.
- Add a table header to the newly created band.
- Enable the header’s top and bottom borders.
Draw Common Border for Multiple Controls
To draw a common border for several controls, place the controls inside a table with one cell, and then specify the table borders:
Refer to the XRLine control description for information on how to use lines to visually separate report elements.