Text Box Properties
The Text Box Properties dialog helps you to edit the properties of a text box. It contains the following tabs:
Applies the settings and closes this dialog.
Cancels the settings and closes this dialog.
Displays the help document about this feature.
This tab shows some general information of the text box. See the tab.
Specifies the display name of the text box, which will be shown on its shortcut menu.
Show NLS Value
Specifies to show the translated name of the display name of the text box in the Name text box if you have enabled the NLS feature and translated it.
If checked, this option takes effect only when the display name of the text box is not modified.
Specifies vertical justification of the text in the text box.
Vertical Auto Size
Specifies whether or not to automatically adjust the height of the text box according to the size of the components inserted.
Specifies the position mode of the text box. If the text box is directly contained in the report body, a tabular cell, or a text box, its position mode can be modified.
- Absolute: The text box's position will be decided by its X and Y property values.
- Static: The text box will be positioned at the default location in its container. If selected, the X, Y and other position-related properties will be hidden or disabled.
Specifies the X coordinate of the text box.
Specifies the Y coordinate of the text box.
Specifies the width of the text box.
Shows the height of the text box.
Specifies the background color of the text box.
To change the color, select the color indicator to bring out the Select Color dialog and then specify a new color, or input a color string in the format #RRGGBB. If you want to make the background transparent, input Transparent in the text box.
This tab shows information about borders of the text box. See the tab.
Specifies the border color.
Specifies the border width.
Specifies the style of the top border line.
Specifies the style of the bottom border line.
Specifies the style of the left border line.
Specifies the style of the right border line.
You can use this tab to view and configure some miscellaneous settings. See the tab.
Specifies whether or not to add the node that represents the text box to the TOC tree that is displayed in the TOC Browser.
Suppress When No Records
If true and no records are returned by the report, the text box will not be displayed.
Export to XLS
If true, the text box will be exported when you save the report result as an XLS file (make sure to check Data Format in the Export dialog).
Export to CSV
If true, the text box will be exported when you save the report result as a TXT file with Delimited Format selected.