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Custom Reports: Object Linking

Object linking is used to link one object to another so that it dynamically moves in relation to the linked object.


This example exercise will show you how to make a text box that says "End of Report" immediately after the last element in the report container using object linking.  

  1. Open a custom report. 
  2. Click the Project tab.
  3. Click Layers.
  4. Click  2018-12-11_14-45-04.png  to insert a new layer. Give the layer the following properties:
    • Name: Last Page
    • Condition = Lastpage()
    • Set color as desired
  5. Click Insert.
  6. Click Text.
  7. Insert a text box that says "End Report". 
  8. Right-click the text box. Click Assign to Layer.
  9. Click Last Page. 
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click the Project tab > Object List.
  12. Drag the text box below the Report Container. 2.png
  13. With the Report Container selected, click Link With.
  14. Click the End Report text box.
  15. Click OK.
  16. Click At end, keep size.
  17. Click OK.
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