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You can create reports by two ways:

1. When all databases are closed (after manual closing them or when you did not open them yet after Database Tour Pro launching), click the Report Builder button in main window. Then follow these steps (you may change the order of them):

a. In Object Inspector, select Report object and move to Data Source property. Click '...' button, specify data source for the new report and click OK.

b. In Report Builder area, build visual part of the report: choose bands you want to see in the report (by setting their Visible property), select and place objects from Object Pallette, etc.

c. Save the report template to file by using the corresponding button or menu item.

2. When you already open your database and data set, on which you will base your report:

Before clicking Report Builder button, resize and replace columns from the data set table so, that the data view will maximally similar to your future report. Then click Report Builder or Report Preview button, and Database Tour Pro will automatically create the report according to your table view. In Report Builder, you may edit created report as you wish and save the report template to file.

See also

 Report Builder

 Report Expressions

 Report Objects

 Reports Overview

 Working with Report Template