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Report Editor - ToolBar - View

Mode

This group is present on all tabs of the report toolbar. It allows you to switch between preview, scripts and editor modes.

Note, that you can use keyboard shortcuts ⌘+1, ⌘+2 and ⌘+3 to switch between Editor/Scripts/Preview modes respectively.

Grid

Here you can find commands to control grid of a report editor.

  • Show grid - allows to show/hide the grid.
  • Snap to grid - if ON then any move of an object will snap it to the the grid lines.
  • Size - this button opens dialog where you can define size of grid cells using any measurement units.

Designer

This group allows you to control some aspects of Report Editor (Designer).

  • Show guidelines – if ON then report editor show guidelines when you drag some control and it aligns to another one by some edge. This feature helps you to align objects.
  • Show rules - shows/hides rules around the report editor.
  • Show Z-order – if ON then show a small number on each control, which indicates the order of all controls on the report by Z-axis. The topmost control has the number 1. Each new control added to the report by dragging from the palette or made as duplicate becomes topmost with the number 1.