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Create a Columnar Report

Create a columnar report using DynamicPDF Designer.

In this sample you a columnar report. The produced report is a two page PDF.

Sample Project

The sample is available from the designer-usersguide-examples GitHub project (designer-usersguide-examples) and consists of the following two files.

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Sample Description

The sample consist of a Report containing a four columns.

The first column contains the RecordBox elements that display the data from the JSON data.

"ReportName": "Monthly Beverage Order List",
"Date": "09/21/2021",
"Author": "John Doe",
"Coffees": [
"ProductID": 568,
"Type": "Arabica",
"Variety": "Arusha",
"Price": 7.33,
"upc": "12345678901"
"ProductID": 120,
"Type": "Arabica",
"Variety": "Blue Mountain",
"Price": 12.21,
"upc": "22345678901"


The report's dataName is Coffees and each element in the Coffees array contains the details of the particular coffee.

The finished PDF consists of the report with the values from the JSON data displayed as columns.

More Information

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