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I get the following error when including a 4th report in my Compound Layout section for a PDF report:
(FOC3281) COMPOUND REPORT: MISSING CLOSE OR ERROR IN FINAL REPORT
The first 3 reports run successfully in the Compound Layout When I add the 4th report I get the error. The first 3 are reports and the 4th is a bar chart. They all run fine individually. Here's the code for the PDF Layout:
COMPOUND LAYOUT PCHOLD FORMAT PDF
SECTION=S1, LAYOUT=ON, MERGE=OFF, ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE, $
PAGELAYOUT=1, TOC-LEVEL=1, BOTTOMMARGIN=0.0, TOPMARGIN=0.0, ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE, METADATA='BOTTOMMARGIN=0,TOPMARGIN=0,LEFTMARGIN=0,RIGHTMARGIN=0,ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE,', $
COMPONENT=R1, TYPE=REPORT, POSITION=(1 1), DIMENSION=(4 4), $
COMPONENT=R2, TYPE=REPORT, POSITION=(5 1), DIMENSION=(4 4), $
COMPONENT=R3, TYPE=REPORT, POSITION=(7 1), DIMENSION=(4 4), $
COMPONENT=R4, TYPE=REPORT, POSITION=(1 4), DIMENSION=(* *), $
Originally posted by AMC2: It appears that the font at the individual fex level is overridden in the PDF Compound Layout. That is what it appears to be doing I believe.
I doubt that this is the case. AFAIK there is nothing to in Compound to change the font. Each report can have its own font/format/styling. If you create a new HTML/Document then select Document (PDF, Excel...) from the File Type you will end up in a Compound Layout designer and you have no choice to globally assign a font.
Maybe you different reports are overlapping each other but I doubt that PDF Compound override the individual font
WF versions : Prod 8.2.04M gen 33, Dev 8.2.04M gen 33, OS : Windows, DB : MSSQL, Outputs : HTML, Excel, PDF In Focus since 2007
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MartinY - You are correct...it's not that the Compound Layout is overriding the font I found out. I am using open sans font in my individual reports and it was not being invoked when generating the PDF Compound Layout. It would default to another font and I thought it was the Compound Layout affecting it.
However, I found out from one of our admins that I needed to use the open sans font this way...."OPEN SANS" for PDF within the reports. It needs to be specified with a space between "Open" and "Sans" for it to take effect for PDFs.