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XtraReport.DisplayName Property

Gets or sets the report’s display name. If the name is not empty, it serves as the default name of the exported document and appears in the End-User Designer‘s report tab. Otherwise, the value of the report’s Name property is used as a display name.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v21.2.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue("")]
[SRCategory(ReportStringId.CatDesign)]
[XRLocalizable(true)]
public string DisplayName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
String

String.Empty

The report’s display name.

Remarks

The image below shows how the DisplayName property appears in the End-User Designer.

XtraReport-DisplayName

Example

The code sample below creates a new report, sets its name, display name, paper kind and margins, and adds the Detail Band band with the XRLabel control on it.

result-static-report-runtime

using System.Drawing;
using System.Drawing.Printing;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;
// ...
public static XtraReport CreateReport() {
    XtraReport report = new XtraReport() {
        Name = "SimpleStaticReport",
        DisplayName = "Simple Static Report",
        PaperKind = PaperKind.Letter,
        Margins = new Margins(100, 100, 100, 100)
    };

    DetailBand detailBand = new DetailBand() {
        HeightF = 25
    };
    report.Bands.Add(detailBand);

    XRLabel helloWordLabel = new XRLabel() {
        Text = "Hello, World!",
        Font = new Font("Tahoma", 20f, FontStyle.Bold),
        BoundsF = new RectangleF(0, 0, 250, 50),
    };
    detailBand.Controls.Add(helloWordLabel);

    return report;
}
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