Band

Bands are horizontal areas on the page. They are containers (like Page object) for the text and graphic objects of the highest level. Each band has its own purpose. The bands appear on the page in the following order:

Page headerprinted at the top of every page; printing on the first page depends on corresponding band property
Report titleprinted once on the first page
Column headerprinted on every page; main purpose is output of database fields' titles
Group 1 headerprinted each time, when the new group of the first level begins (if grouping expression 1 specified)
Group 2 headerprinted each time, when the new group of the second level begins (if grouping expression 2 specified)
Group 3 headerprinted each time, when the new group of the third level begins (if grouping expression 3 specified)
Dataprinted for each record in the database; main purpose is data output
Group 3 totalsprinted each time, when the current group of the third level ends (if grouping expression 3 specified); main purpose is placing the group 3 totals
Group 2 totalsprinted each time, when the current group of the second level ends (if grouping expression 2 specified); main purpose is placing the group 2 totals
Group 1 totalsprinted each time, when the current group of the first level ends (if grouping expression 1 specified); main purpose is placing the group 1 totals
Page totalsprinted on every page; main purpose is placing the page totals
Totalsprinted once on the last page; main purpose is placing the report totals
Page footerprinted at the bottom of every page; main purpose is output of the system information (e.g. page number, current date and so on)

Band properties:

Auto stretching

Background color

Frame

Height

Highlight background color

Highlight condition

On the first page

On the last page

Force new page

Stretch to align bottoms

Visible