Report Designer: toolbars

Alerts and notices

The Report Designer includes standard and formatting toolbars that provide quick access to commonly used tasks and formatting options.

Standard toolbar

RD Standard Toolbar

Button Function
New button Opens a new report in the design grid.
Open button Opens the report that is currently selected in the Reports list frame.
Save button Saves any changes you have made to the selected report.
Print button Opens the Print Options dialog, where you can specify options for printing the selected report.
Print Preview button Opens the Print Options dialog, where you can specify options for previewing the selected report.
Undo button Reverts the last change made in the design grid to its previous state.
Redo button Reapplies the last action that was undone in the design grid.
Spell check button Checks the spelling of the contents in the selected report.
Cut button Cuts the selected items from the design grid and places them in the clipboard. (Press CTRL+X to perform the same action.)
Copy button Copies the selected items from the design grid and places them in the clipboard. (Press CTRL+C to perform the same action.)
Paste button Pastes the selected items from the clipboard into the designated location in design grid. (Press CTRL+V to perform the same action.)
Delete button Deletes the selected items from the design grid. (Press the DELETE key to perform the same action.)
hhtc-search Opens a list of search results from the Help & How-To Center in your browser when you enter a search term and press ENTER.
Help button Opens the main help topic for the Report Designer in the Help & How-To Center. Click the arrow hhtc-search next to the button to view a list of links to relevant Report Designer help articles.

Formatting toolbar

RD Formatting toolbar

Button Function
Font-and-fontsize Displays the font and font size for the items selected in the design grid. Click the arrow hhtc-search next to the buttons to select a different font and/or font size.
Bold button Toggles bolding on or off for the text items selected in the design grid.
Italic button Toggles italics on or off for the text items selected in the design grid.
Underline button Toggles regular text underline on or off for the text items selected in the design grid.
Acct underline button Toggles single accounting underlines on or off for items selected in the design grid.
Double acct underline button Toggles double accounting underlines on and off for items selected in the design grid.
Font color button Applies the selected color to the text selected in the design grid. Click the arrow hhtc-search next to the button to select a different font color.
Align left button Left justifies the contents of the selected cells.
Align center button Center justifies the contents of the selected cells.
Align right button Right justifies the contents of the selected cells.
Merge and center button Merges the selected cells into a single cell and centers the text in the new, merged cell.
Decrease indent button Decreases the indent for the contents of the selected cells.
Increase indent button Increases the indent for the contents of the selected cells.
Float dollar sign button Applies the default currency style formatting (two decimal places, fixed dollar sign, and comma 1000 separator) to the contents of the selected cells.
Percentage button Applies the default percent style formatting (two decimal places and fixed percent sign) to the contents of the selected cells.
Comma button Applies the default comma style formatting (1000 separator) to the contents of the selected cells.
Increase decimal button Moves the decimal point one place to the left for the selected amount.
Decrease decimal button Moves the decimal point one place to the right for the selected amount.
Fill color button Fills the background of the selected cell with the selected color. Click the arrow hhtc-search next to the button to select a different color from the color selection grid.
Gridlines button Adds cell borders to the cells selected in the design grid.