The Components panel lists all the components that can be inserted into a report (to display the panel, check Components on the Home or View menu tab).
Components in the panel are classified as follows and they vary according to different report types.
- Visual: chart, map, KPI, rank
- Grid: table, crosstab and tabular
- Basic: label, text box, image, subreport, banded object
- Web Controls
- Others: UDO, barcode, and multimedia objects
You can view the components in either icon view or list view. Select to switch to list view, or to icon view.
The method to create an component using the Components panel is to drag a button representing that component from the panel to the desired location in the report design area. For different report type, the components available in panel vary.