Define Detail Report Options for Report Styles

Detail Reports are used within Reports to show data for related Business Objects. For example, if you are creating a Report of recent Incidents, you can add a Detail Report to show information on the Journals associated with the Incidents in the Report. Use the Detail Report options to define the following.

  • Column header font, alignment, color, and lines
  • Data font, text alignment, color, and lines of the Group Header band of the Report.

To define the Detail Report options for Report Styles:

  1. Open the Report Style Window to edit a Report Style or create a New Report Style.
  2. Click Group Options in the Report Styles window.

    For both the Column Header and Data, define the following:

  3. Font settings:
    • Font type (example: Microsoft Sans Serif)
    • Font size (example: 22)
    • Font style (bold, bold italic, italic, regular)
  4. Alignment and Color settings:
    • Text alignment (vertical and horizontal)
    • Text color
    • Background color (the color that appears behind the text in the title only)
  5. Select the Draw lines check box if you want to add lines:
    • Select where to place lines using the Top, Bottom, Left, and or Right check boxes.
    • Enter a Line width to set the thickness of the lines (all lines, Top, Bottom, Left, and/or Right, will be the same width).
    • Click the Line color drop-down to define the line color.
  6. Click View Master/Detail Style to preview an example Report using a Detail Report at any time.
  7. Click OK to save and close the Report Style, or proceed to Column Headers.