Reports Information : Parts Reference : Report Shell : Report Shell properties
Report Shell properties
The Report Shell part has the following properties:
The backgroundColor attribute is the name of the RGB color for the background of the part.
You cannot change the background color of a column. This attribute is ignored for the Container Details Column part. This attribute is also ignored for a report viewer.
The bottomMargin attribute refers to the bottom margin of the Report Shell part.
The deviceFont property specifies the font to use for a particular device. You can set the font for your display or printer, for example.
The foregroundColor attribute is the name of the RGB color for the foreground of the part.
The formTypeSelected attribute refers to the size of paper intended for printing the report. You can choose from one of the following:
Portrait, Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)
Landscape, Letter (11 x 8.5 inches)
Portrait, Legal (8.5 x 14 inches)
Landscape, Legal (14 x 8.5 inches)
Portrait, B5 (182 x 257 mm)
Landscape, B5 (257 x 182 mm)
Portrait, A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Landscape, A4 (297 x 210 mm)
Portrait, Exec (7.25 x 10.5 inches)
Landscape, Exec (10.5 x 7.25 inches)
Portrait, A5 (148 x 210 mm)
Landscape, A5 (210 x 148 mm)
Portrait, 8 inch by 12 inch
Landscape, 12 inch by 8 inch
Portrait, 7 3/4 (3.875 x 7.5 inches)
Landscape, 7 3/4 (7.5 x 3.875 inches)
Portrait, 9 (3.875 x 9 inches)
Landscape, 9 (9 x 3.875 inches)
Portrait, 10 (4.125 x 9.5 inches)
Landscape, 10 (9.5 x 4.12512 inches)
Portrait, DL (110 x 220 mm)
Landscape, DL (220 x 110 mm)
Portrait, C5 (162 x 229 mm)
Landscape, C5 (229 x 162 mm)
The leftMargin attribute refers to the left margin of the Report Shell part.
In the partName field, type the name you want to use to describe the part. For non-visual parts, this text appears under the icon for the part on the free-form surface.
The name of the part can consist of alphanumeric characters, and must be unique from all other parts on the layout surface.
This field is optional. If you do not specify a part name, VA Smalltalk generates a unique name based on the class name of the part.
The rightMargin attribute refers to the right margin of the Report Shell part.
The topMargin attribute refers to the top margin of the Report Shell part.
The unitTypeSelected attribute refers to the unit of measurement for setting margins and field sizes in a report. You can choose from the following:
Last modified date: 01/29/2015