Report Sections allow you to specify different Sections of a report that have their own unique page numbering system. This page numbering is in addition to the existing page numbering used by the overall report.
Defining a Section
A Section is defined by specifying that either one of the allowed Report Items, or one of its groupings, is a new Section. The types of Report Items that can be Sections are:
To specify a new section, right-click on the Report Item and select Properties to launch the SmartPanel. For Report Items that should be a new Section, click on the General tab of the Smart Panel, and check the box labeled Start of new Section. For groupings that should be a new Section, click on the General tab of the selected group's Smart Panel and check the box labeled Start of new Section.
Displaying Section page counts
Once a Section is defined, you can use two specific Global Expressions to display the page counts. These page counts must be located in the Page Header and/or Page Footer sections of the report, they cannot be added to the Detail section.
To display the total number of pages in a Section, use the following expression:
To display the current page in a Section, use the following expression:
|Note: You cannot nest sections. If one Section is defined and another is specified inside of it (for example, a grouping inside of a Report Item), only the outermost Section is used.|