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OLE Object (Multimedia Object) Properties

This topic lists the properties of an OLE Object, that is a Multimedia Object. The availabilities of the properties vary for the supported report types: Page Report and Web Report.

Property Name Available For Description
General
Class Type Query Page Report Indicates the class type of the object. This property is read only.
Instance Name Query Page Report Shows the instance name of the object. This property is read only.
Geometry
Height Page Report, Web Report Specifies the height of the object. Type a numeric value to change the height.

Data type: Float

Width Page Report, Web Report Specifies the width of the object. Type a numeric value to change the width.

Data type: Float

X Page Report, Web Report Specifies the horizontal coordinate of the top left corner of the object, relative to its parent container. This property is ignored if the Position property is set to static. Type a numeric value to change the position.

Data type: Float

Y Page Report, Web Report Specifies the vertical coordinate of the top left corner of the object, relative to its parent container. This property is ignored if the Position property is set to static. Type a numeric value to change the position.

Data type: Float

Color
Background Page Report, Web Report Specifies the background color of the object. Choose a color from the drop-down list or select Custom to customize a color, or type a hexadecimal RGB value (for example, 0xff0000) to specify a color. For page report, you can also use a formula or edit an expression that returns a color.

Data type: String

CSS
Class Page Report, Web Report Specifies a CSS class to be applied to the object which is a valid class in the CSS file.

Data type: String

Style Page Report, Web Report The property can be used in two ways.
  • Specifies a style to be applied to the object. Choose a style from the drop-down list which is available when a Style Group has been selected at the page report tab or web report level and when there are styles in the Style Group that can be applied to the object, or type in the style name.
  • Specifies a CSS selector to be applied to the object. Type a valid class name from the CSS file.

Data type: String

Others
Export to CSV Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the CSV result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to Excel Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the Excel result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to HTML Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the HTML result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to PDF Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the PDF result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to PostScript Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the PostScript result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to Report Result Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object when previewing the report in Page/Web Report Result and running the report in Page/Web Report Studio.

Data type: Boolean

Export to RTF Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the RTF result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to Text Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the Text result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Export to XML Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to include the object in the XML result of the report.

Data type: Boolean

Invisible Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to show the object in the design area and in the report result. All formulas and calculations will still be performed if the property is set to true.

Data type: Boolean

Position Page Report, Web Report Specifies the position of the object. Choose an option from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Record Location Page Report, Web Report Specifies the calculation point for the properties of the object which are controlled by formulas. Choose an option from the drop-down list.
  • Default - The values of the properties are calculated in the default location where they are located.
  • Page Header - The values of the properties are calculated in the page header.
  • Page Footer - The values of the properties are calculated in the page footer.

Data type: Enumeration

Suppress Query Page Report Specifies whether to show the object in the design area and in the report result. All formulas and calculations will be skipped if the property is set to true.

Data type: Boolean

Note: When both the Invisible and Suppress properties of an object are set to true, Suppress has the higher priority.

Suppress When No Records Query Page Report Specifies whether to display the object in the report result when no record is returned to its parent data component.

Data type: Boolean

Excel
Column Index Page Report, Web Report Specifies the X coordinate of the object relative to its parent container when exported to Excel or CSV, measured in cells. The Columned property at the page report tab or web report level must be set to true for this property to take effect.

Data type: Integer

Row Index Page Report, Web Report Specifies the Y coordinate of the object relative to its parent container when exported to Excel or CSV, measured in cells. The Columned property at the page report tab or web report level must be set to true for this property to take effect.

Data type: Integer

Border
Border Color Page Report, Web Report Specifies the color of the border of the object. Choose a color from the drop-down list or select Custom to customize a color, or type a hexadecimal RGB value (for example, 0xff0000) to specify a color. For page report, you can also use a formula or edit an expression that returns a color.

Data type: String

Border Thickness Page Report, Web Report Specifies the width of the border. Type a numeric value to change the thickness.

Data type: Float

Bottom Line Page Report, Web Report Specifies the line style of the bottom border of the object. Choose a style from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Left Line Page Report, Web Report Specifies the line style of the left border of the object. Choose a style from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Right Line Page Report, Web Report Specifies the line style of the right border of the object. Choose a style from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Top Line Page Report, Web Report Specifies the line style of the top border of the object. Choose a style from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Object Settings
Access Key Page Report, Web Report Specifies the accelerator key for the object.

Data type: String

Alternate Text Page Report, Web Report Specifies the text will be displayed instead if the object cannot be displayed.

Data type: String

Archive Page Report, Web Report Specifies the character string that can be used to implement your own archive functionality for the object.

Data type: String

Class ID Page Report, Web Report Specifies the class identifier of the object.

Data type: String

Code Base Page Report, Web Report Specifies the base path used to resolve relative URIs specified by the Class ID and Archive properties. When null, its default value is the base URI of the current report.

Data type: String

Declare Page Report, Web Report Specifies whether to make the current object definition a declaration only. The object must be instantiated by a subsequent object definition referring to this declaration.

Data type: Boolean

Horizontal Space Page Report, Web Report Specifies the horizontal margin for the object.

Data type: Float

Name Page Report, Web Report Specifies the name of the object.

Data type: String

Stand By Page Report, Web Report Specifies the message to be displayed while the object is being loaded.

Data type: String

Tab Index Page Report, Web Report Specifies the index that defines the tab order for the object.

Data type: Integer

Title Page Report, Web Report Specifies the tip information of the object, which will be displayed when you hover the mouse pointer over the object after the report is exported to HTML or Page Report Result.

Data type: String

Use Map Page Report, Web Report Specifies the URL, often with a bookmark extension (#name), to use as a client-side image map.

Data type: String

Value Type Page Report, Web Report Specifies the MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) type of the object.

Data type: String

Vertical Space Page Report, Web Report Specifies the vertical margin for the object.

Data type: Float

Accessibility
External CSS Class Selector Query Page Report Specifies a class selector to be applied to the object when exported as HTML. Type a valid class name from the CSS file.

Data type: String

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