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Virtuoso
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The problem I'm trying to solve is getting some padding between the left end of our SUBHEAD and the beginning of the SUBHEAD text. Right now, the text starts straight from the left side with no padding at all and that's not pretty...

Apparently, such padding is added using the LEFTGAP style property, but I can't get it to work.

When I run below code, I get a FOCERROR:
 (FOC3237) STYLESHEET KEYWORD INVALID IN THIS CONTEXT AT LINE 10: LEFTGAPRIGH


Table request:
TABLE FILE CAR
PRINT CAR
BY COUNTRY NOPRINT
ON COUNTRY SUBHEAD
"<COUNTRY"
ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT PDF
ON TABLE SET STYLE *
$
TYPE=SUBHEAD,
 LEFTGAP=0.15,
$
ENDSTYLE
END


After commenting the LEFTGAP line out, the report runs.

Is LEFTGAP unsupported in SUBHEAD?

What's with the garbled error message? It seems to append something related to RIGHTGAP to the message, but there is no hint of that in my stylesheet!

And most importantly, how do I get the desired padding?!?

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WebFOCUS 8.1.03, Windows 7-64/2008-64, IBM DB2/400, Oracle 11g & RDB, MS SQL-Server 2005, SAP, PostgreSQL 11, Output: HTML, PDF, Excel 2010
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Try replacing with

POSITION=0.10000,


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In the internal WebFOCUS Developer Help (Index "Leftgap") the description tells that "Leftgap" ist only available for the format PDF and PS.


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Michael, I think you missed the bit where I am using PDF format Wink

Fortunately, POSITION seems to work.


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The leftgap/rightgap/topgap/bottomgap are used for the padding within a report line or column,basically cell padding within the report. position is used for all items. It's in the help.


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I'm not following; why would that exclude SUBHEADs from using leftgap?


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Old-fashioned spot markers still work - at least with some outputs:

ON COUNTRY SUBHEAD
"<10><COUNTRY"
ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT PDF
should work ...


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