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Issue 8.1

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Reporting with REALbasic

REALbasic 2009 Release 4

Issue: 8.1 (November/December 2009)
Author Bio: Paul Lefebvre has been using REALbasic for 8 years and is the owner of LogicalVue Software, RBDevZone and a founding member of the Association of REALbasic Professionals.
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On September 29th, REAL Software shipped REALbasic 2009 Release 4. Its big new feature? You guessed it: reporting! That's right, the REALbasic IDE now has a built-in report designer! So without further ado, let's take a look at it.

A Quick Overview

To create a report in REALbasic 2009r, you first need to add a report object to your project. To do this select Project->Add->Report. You can also edit your toolbar to add an "Add Report" button. Figure 1 shows what the report designer looks like.

As you can see, it has three main areas. A list of controls on the left, the main editor window in the center and the properties editor on the right. REALbasic supports these report controls:

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