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Version: 8.1

Report - Line Shape

The Line shape component can be used to display a straight line any where in a report. It can run north-south, east-west, or diagonally. Select the Line shape on the Report Component Palette to make it active, and click and drag to draw a Line any where in your Report Designer. Hold shift while dragging to force the angle of the line to a 45 or 90 degree angle. You can change the stroke style, color, width, pattern, and more.

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Report Design Component Palette Icon

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Properties

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PropertyDescription
FillIf true, the shape will fill its space with color.
Fill ColorIf true is selected, the color that will fill the shape.
OpacityHow opaque the fill color is, between 0 and 1.
Stroke StyleWhat style of stroke or border to use: Hidden; Shape Outline; Border; Double. To learn more about stroke styles, refer to Stroke and Fill Properties.
  • Color - Color to use for the stroke or border.
  • Dash Pattern - A "Dashed Pattern" string to specify the nunber of pixels on and off. For example, "5,10"
  • Width - Width of the stroke in pixels.
StrokeDetails for the chosen stroke. Each Stroke has its own properties depending on the Stroke Style chosen.
RollNumber of degrees this shape is rotated clockwise.
Scale XAmount to scale the width of this shape. 1 is scale to 100%.
Scale YAmount to scale the height of this shape. 1 is scale to 100%.
URL
New in 8.1.19
A link to attach to this reporting component. Will be a clickable hyperlink if the report is exported as a PDF. You can use the values below to link to internal pages.
  • Page:Next - Navigates to the next page.
  • Page:Back - Navigates to the previous page.
  • Page:Number - Replace "Number" with a numeral. Navigates to the specified page.
VisibleIf true, the shape will be visible.
XHorizontal distance in pixels between the left edge of this shape and the left edge of the page.
YVertical distance in pixels between the upper edge of this shape and the top edge of the page.
Stroke ColorColor of the line.
Stroke WidthWidth of the stroke in pixels.

Example

This example demonstrates possible property values that result in two orange lines.

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PropertyValue
Stroke StyleBorder
Stroke ColorFF8C00
Border BottomTrue
Border TopTrue
Stroke Width5 pixels