The Report Designer allows you to create your own custom report templates to provide advanced and visually attractive report outputs. You can design your custom reports using Report Designer with Export Data tool, design report in View Report command or to customize a Clash Report.
Report Designer Interface consists from of several parts:
Contains a set of items and sub items, which enable you to perform common actions over the report currently shown in the Design Panel. In general, it duplicates all the toolbar buttons available on the Main, Formatting and Layout toolbars. And, the Window menu allows disabling the tabbed multi-document interface and tiling the Design Panel windows vertically or horizontally.
Allows users to add controls to a report, by dragging and dropping their icons onto a report's area.
Report Explorer Panel
Represents the visual tree of a report. It shows a report's structure in a tree form and makes navigation through the report easy.
Field List Panel
Shows the structure of a report's data source and is used to bind report controls to data.
Property Grid Panel
Used to access and modify properties of a report and all its elements (bands and controls).
This is the Designer's main element, as it represents a surface where a report is being edited and previewed. The Design Panel has four tabs; (Designer, Preview, HTML View and Scripts), for report editing, previewing, and maintaining its scripts.
Shows components (non-visual report helpers) related to report data binding. You can click them to display and edit their settings using the Property Grid.
Group and Sort Panel
Allows you to quickly perform grouping and sorting operations throughout a report, and visually represents the report's grouping structure.
Includes Main Toolbar, Formatting Toolbar, Layout Toolbar, and Zoom Toolbar; each represent all functionalities from main menu available in the fast and convenient way for designing your report.