Text Box Properties
You can use the Text Box Properties dialog box to edit the properties of a text box. This topic describes the properties in the dialog box.
This topic contains the following sections:
Applies the settings and closes this dialog box.
Cancels the settings and closes this dialog box.
Displays the help document about this feature.
This tab shows some general information of the text box.
Specifies the display name of the text box, which will be shown on its shortcut menu.
Show NLS Value
Select to show the translated name for the display name of the object in the Name text box if you have enabled the NLS feature and translated it, and when you have not modified the display name of the object.
Specifies vertical justification of the text in the text box.
Vertical Auto Size
Specifies whether to automatically adjust the height of the text box according to the size of the components inserted.
Select the position mode of the object when it is directly contained in the report body, a tabular cell, or a text box.
Server decides the object's position by its X and Y property values.
Server positions the object at the default location in its container. It also hides or disables the X, Y, and other position-related properties.
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 box and then specify a new color, or type a color string in the format #RRGGBB. If you want to make the background transparent, type Transparent in the text box.
This tab shows information about borders of the text box.
Specify the border color. To change the color, select the color indicator to access the Select Color dialog box, and then specify a new color. You can also type a hexadecimal RGB value to specify a color, for example, #9933ff.
Specify the border width in inches.
Select the style of the top border line.
Select the style of the bottom border line.
Select the style of the left border line.
Select the style of the right border line.
You can use this tab to view and configure some miscellaneous settings.
Select true if you want to add the object to the TOC tree in the TOC Browser.
Suppress When No Records
Select true if you want to display the object in the report result when no record returns to its parent data component.
Export to XLS
Select true if you want to export the object when you save the report result as an XLS file (make sure to check Data Format in the Export dialog box).
Export to CSV
Select true if you want to export the object when you save the report result as a TXT file with Delimited Format.