The Properties panel allows you to view and edit the properties of the selected report item or the entire report. It appears on the right side in the Web Report Designer.
To open the properties panel, click on the
Properties icon in the configuration panel.
Now, the properties panel will be displayed like below.
By default, the properties panel will display the
Refer Report properties section to set and edit the report properties.
To open the
Header properties, focus the mouse pointer on the header area of the report.
Refer Header properties section to set and edit the report header properties.
Refer Show or hide header section to show or hide header in the report.
To open the
Body properties, focus the mouse pointer on the body area of the report.
Refer Body properties section to set and edit the report body properties.
To open the
Footer properties, focus the mouse pointer on the footer area of the report.
Refer Footer properties section to set and edit the report footer properties.
Refer Show or hide footer section to show or hide footer in the report.
To open any of the report item properties, select a report item in the design area. Now, the respective report item properties will be listed in the properties panel. In the below snap, a line report item is selected in the design area and the line properties are listed in the properties panel.
Some of the common properties like name, border, background etc are applicable for most of the report items and report layout, such properties are described under Common properties section.
Click on the square icon at the right corner of the respective property.
Expression menu to open the expression builder.
To learn more about handling expressions in report designer refer Expressions section.
The square icon will be indicated in
Black color, if the expression is applied to the specific property.
Reset menu option to remove the expression for the specific property.
White color, after reset action.
Specific properties contain nested properties, which are listed under the
Advanced property menu in the properties panel.
Advanced... menu option. Now, the advanced properties of the respective category will be listed like below.
Close icon to close the
Advanced Options menu.
There are specific properties in a report items, which will be enabled in the properties view based on the value of some other property. For example when you drag and drop the chart item into design area, the
Title property will be listed in the properties view like below.
Show Chart Title property is set to true, the dependent title properties will be listed in the properties view like below.
Again, if the
Show Chart Title property is set to false, the dependent title properties will be hidden from the properties view.