Setting Report Preferences

Reports preferences include how to display units of measure on the grid and guide line characteristics.

To set general report preferences:

  1. Select File, and then Preferences.
  2. In the General tab, edit the following preferences:
    • Units—Select inches or centimeters to define how the units of measure are displayed on the grid as you design a report
    • Guide Lines—Define the following guide line characteristics:
      • Color—Guide line color
      • StyleLine or Dot
      • Guide Line Every—How often a guide line is displayed in relation to the units of measure. The default value is to display a guide line every 0.125 inches.
      • Snap to Guide Line—Whether reports objects automatically snap to a guide line when they are inserted
  3. Click OK.