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Item properties

Accountants Enterprise only

Properties are defined for each object within a layout. Properties provide a complete definition of that object, including its size, its behaviour within a report and the data that it stores.

While the Properties area displays a definition of all properties for an object, some properties can also be accessed via the toolbar. By default, the properties are listed in the Properties area of the Report Designer page by category, but you can list them alphabetically if you prefer.

Use the Alphabetic sort icon

and the Categorised sort icon
to toggle between these options.

Below the Properties area, a text area provides further explanation about a property as you highlight each.

If you look at the property categories, you will see that properties control things like the appearance, behaviour and summing (or calculating) qualities of an object. The available properties depend on the type of object selected; for example the properties categories of a footer are different from those of a data field.

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