moving crystal fields to line up with no spaces between them
Just a supplement to Paul's comments, have you checked menu FILE->OPTIONS? A
dialog will show, in Grid Options, you may choose "Snap to Grid" and change
"Grid Size" (from 0.011 to 1 in). The default is 0.086 in.
> Hi Sue, again you're welcome.
> I don't know why it happens, but I've seen the same behavior you are with
> the Object Size & Position functionality. It seems that the Height and
> Width properties are reduced by .01 from what you enter there. You can
> compensate for it but it can become a real pain.
> One of the tricks you can use for making sure fields are adjacent is to use
> "guidelines" (I'm not sure what they're really called). For this scenario,
> click in the ruler at the top of the report designer. This will place a
> guideline that runs down through your report. Position it where you want
> the two fields to meet and then move/size both fields so that they 'snap' to
> the guideline. Hard to describe, but it should make sense when you try it.
> HTH, Paul
> Paul Little, Senior Programmer/Analyst
> SVi Retail Systems
> San Diego, CA
> > Hi,
> > Again, thanks to Paul for the response to my question about zero filling
> > removing decimal points.
> > I have a question now about how to place fields exactly next to one
> > I've tried selecting the field and moving it by the left and right arrows,
> > but that doesn't allow me to place the fields precisely. I've tried
> > adjusting the X position in the Object Size and Position dialog box.
> > Sometimes this moves the field, but sometimes my change doesn't stay--it
> > jumps to a different setting.
> > Another problem is that sometimes the placement looks perfect on the
> > but when I print it out some of the fields overlap. I'm not sure which is
> > correct--what I see on the screen, or on the printout.
> > Does anyone have any suggestions, or any explanations for what seems to be
> > erratic behavior of the Object Size and Position setting?
> > Thanks,
> > Sue