Frames are the conatiners for the data to be displayed on a page. Each frame
contains a grid, so that cells can be placed in them. This chapter deals with
creation and use of frames, for the layout of cells in frame see
A frames primary purpose is to hold a grid which alligns elements. Therefore you create a frame when you want to align your data differently from other parts of the report. Initially ReportWeaver will create 4 frames in a template. These are header, footer, title and body. You can add more body frames, but there are at most one header and one footer frame.
From the Add menu choose
To delete a frame select it by clicking in its margin and select edit/delete from the menu, or press del.
ReportWeaver allows you to have different headers/footers on the first, subsequent and last page.
To set up header/footer switching go to the Tools menu and select configure Header/Footers which brings up the dialog below:
To edit the header and footer of subsequent page use header/footers from the view menu and select the page range that you want to see the header/footer configuration for.
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