Report Paragraphs allow Content to be displayed using the Content Editor.
To Add or Edit a Report Paragraph click on the Report Treeview and select the Section or Group you wish to create a Paragraph in.
Edit the Paragraph Content using the HTML Content Editor. Click the Content button next to the Content property.
The Content Editor is a comprehensive HTML Editor with styling and formatting options to create rich report content.
Paragraphs can also contain Report XQueries to display Report Data. XQuery can be used in the report to display data in the form of Report Fields.
To Add a Report Field click the Fields Collection Editor.
Specify a Name for the Field, Formatting and XQuery using the Property Grid. Clicking the Query button will open the XQuery designer.
There are many options for formatting Field Data. Select the best formatting option to display the Field Data according to your requirements. Data can be formatted for Time, Date, Currency and various Functions applied to manipulate Data.
Field XQuery Designer
Report XML Data can be queried using XQuery / XPath. Queries are associated with Report Fields and the output of a Query will be substituted in place of the Report Field Name.
A Field Name must be specified to be recognized by the Content Editor and the Query parser. Enter the XQuery for the Field using the XQuery Designer.
Retrieving the Name of a Fee from the report Data and displaying its output.
To display the Report Field in the Paragraph it needs to be added to the Paragraph using the HTML Content Editor.
The Report Content will now display the XQuery for the Field Name.
Paragraphs can also contain Report Conditional Rules to determine if the Paragraph is displayed or not. Report Rules are XQuery expressions that return True or False and determine if Content is Enabled. By Default if empty the Rule will always be True.
XML namespaces are used for providing uniquely named elements and attributes. If the Data Source contains Namespaces they be applied to the XQuery Processor.