Formatting Reports, Sections, Tables, and Cells


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Format a report
  • Format a section
  • Format a table
  • Format a cell

Object Formats in a Document

You can format your report and report elements in order to present the report with a company style.

There are several levels of formatting:

  • Report
  • Table
  • Table Cell
  • Free-standing Cell
  • Section
  • Report Header and Footer

Display Settings




Appearance Settings

Background \ Pattern



Layout Settings

Quick Display Mode

Print Layout

  • Margins
  • Scaling

Cross Table Formats

As cross tables contain two levels of dimension objects (object values are located both in the columns and in the rows of the block), several unique formatting issues may occur.

The values of the dimensions replace the object labels in top and side headers. Label for the measure in the body does not show object name by default.

Format Tables and Sections

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