Adding a background color to the report design

You can change the background color of a cell, or range of cells.

  1. Create a report definition and view the default output in Report Designer:
    1. Click Summary Report or Detail Report and specify a definition.
    2. Click the Report Style tab and click Designer to open Report Designer.
    3. Right-click an output item in the Output section and select Add All.
      The report design is populated with the output from your report definition.
  2. Highlight the cell selection that you want to format. The selection can be a single cell, several contiguous cells, a row or a column.
  3. Click the Format Cells button. Or, right-click a cell and select Format > Format Cells.
  4. Click the Fill tab.
  5. Click the empty box to open the Select Color window.
  6. Select a color and click OK.
    You can select a predefined color from the grid or define your own color by specifying the red, green and blue values.
  7. Click OK to save your changes.