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[CLOSED] Excel: Compound Layout Report

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August 10, 2020, 06:47 AM
Danny-SRL
[CLOSED] Excel: Compound Layout Report
Using the Compound Layout Report syntax with components and XLSX output, each component is put in a separate XL sheet.
Is there a way to have all the components in the same sheet?

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Daniel
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August 10, 2020, 05:55 PM
Waz
I would have thought that the standard syntax to add a report to the end of another report (Can't remember off the top of my head) would do what you want.


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August 11, 2020, 08:45 AM
wdusbank
use: NOBREAK

in the first report:
ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT XLSX OPEN NOBREAK
END

2nd report:
ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT XLSX NOBREAK
END

last report:
ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT XLSX CLOSE
END


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August 11, 2020, 01:15 PM
Danny-SRL
True, but... this syntax is on the way out... and the newer syntax doesn't seem to offer this functionality.
Maybe Chuck has an insight?

About the new syntax: it offers the possibility to refer to an existing procedure, which is a big improvement,in parallel to creating HTML pages where one can have on one page reports, graphs etc...


Daniel
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August 11, 2020, 06:07 PM
Waz
Its been 5 years or so, but I'm sure it can be done, as I think I've done it.

All comes down to the compound layout syntax.

You can attach a report to the end of another report.


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August 12, 2020, 07:40 AM
Danny-SRL
The syntax is probably hiding under a defunct manual...


Daniel
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August 12, 2020, 10:03 AM
jgelona
Better not be on the way out, I have several reports that have been running for years with this syntax.


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August 12, 2020, 12:31 PM
FP Mod Chuck
I'm sorry I don't have any additional insight on this. Compound reports have been around a while and I doubt they would radically change it because of John's concern. Techsupport is your best bet to find out.


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