Preformatted database report can be exported to file. For export purposes, use Export button of the Preview window.
Available export formats
|STT||The report is exported to the static report file (.stt). Static report contains exact copy of the preformatted report in the binary form.|
|XLSX||The report is exported to the Microsoft Excel 2007+ workbook (.xlsx). All types of report objects are exported. Table layout is used.|
|HTML||The report is exported to the HTML document (.html, .htm). All types of report objects are exported. Divisions or table layout is used.|
|XLS||The report is exported to the Microsoft Excel 97 workbook (.xls). Only text compatible objects are exported. Table layout is used.|
|PDF (beta version)||The report is exported to the PDF document (.pdf). There are currently some issues and limitations.|
|Text||The report is exported to the text file. Only text compatible objects are exported. Table layout with field separators is used.|
|BMP||The report is exported to the bitmap image file (.bmp).|
|PNG||The report is exported to the PNG image file (.png).|
|JPEG||The report is exported to the JPEG image file (.jpeg, .jpg).|
|GIF||The report is exported to the GIF image file (.gif).|
When the table layout is used in the destination file, the best exporting results will be produced for those reports, which have table looking structure. During the export, the application builds virtual in-memory table, which is based on positions and sizes of the report objects. That table will the outputted using rules of the destination format. You can manipulate the table creation (and thus export quality) using the corresponding options described below.
To prepare a report with tabular structure, please use the following recommendations:
- all objects which you want to be outputted in one destination row, should have the same top positions and desirably the same heights;
- all objects which you want to be outputted in one destination column, should have the same left positions and desirably the same widths;
- objects which you want to be outputted in different destination cells, must not overlap each other.
If you cannot get the export results of good quality even after following these recommendations, please try to play with export options related to virtual table (see below).
|Password to protect destination file from unauthorized viewing (STT only).|
|Separate pages. When it is on, the pages in the target file are separated (except STT and PDF). For image formats, a dark line is inserted between pages to separate them. For other formats, this works completely different: the separation is done by exporting Page header, Page footer, and Column header bands; when the option is off, first two of these bands are not exported, and Column header band is present only once (on the first page).|
|Differences in pixels (horizontal and vertical) between virtual table cells, on which the output is based (Text, XLSX, HTML, XLS only).|
|Separator between different objects in one text line (Text only).|
|Encoding for the target document (HTML only). Example: UTF-8.|
|Layout type for the target document (HTML only).|
|Target image format (HTML only).|
|Convert to gray scale (image formats only).|