Formatting Vertical and Horizontal Tables


The following custom formatting options are available for vertical and horizontal tables:

Formatting a table

To format a table:

  1. Make sure you are in Edit mode and verify you are on the Format tab.
    If the Format tab is not visible, check the More report options check box.
    A document can contain multiple reports. The name of the selected report appears in the Current report dropdown list box.

  2. Leave the displayed report selected.
    Select a different report by clicking the arrow next to the Current report dropdown list box, and then select a different report from the list.
    The Result Preview pane displays the structure of the table.

  3. To select the area of the table you want to format, click Columns, Rows, or Body on the Result Preview pane.
    The objects included on the selected part of the table appear on the pane to the right of the Result Preview pane.
    Each object represents a type of data included on the selected columns, rows, or body.

  4. Click the object corresponding to the data you want to format.
    For example, if you want to format how the Sales revenue results display on the table columns, click the [Sales revenue] object.
    If you want to apply the same formatting changes to all of the displayed objects, select one object now to specify the formatting. You can globally apply the formatting changes to all of the objects in step 6.

  5. Specify the custom formatting options you want to apply.

    The following table will help you choose the appropriate options:

  6. If you want to apply the formatting changes to all the objects in the selected column, row, or body click Apply All.

  7. Click Run, if you are generating the results for the first time.
    Click Apply, if you have already generated the results once.