Text boxes are report objects that can contain text and text functions.
You can enter a label, description, or a function that retrieves the current date in a text box. You can also enter multiple paragraphs of text. Like other report objects, you can move, resize, or reposition the area containing the text.
To add a new text box:
- Do one of the following:
From the toolbar, click and select Text.
From a blank report page, click .
From the report header, footer, or body, right-click and select Add Report Content, and then select Text.
- Click or Setup Text.
- Enter the text in the text box.
Use the properties panel to format the text.
When using a text box with the Notes text function, you can enable and select a data source to expose POV controls for the text box. For more information refer to:
To insert a function in the text box, click . See Text Functions
Pasting formatted text into a Text Box, copied from Microsoft Word or an HTML page, has some rendering limitations. See Pasting Formatted Text into a Text Box Limitations.