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Multi-value Container Properties

This topic lists the properties of a Multi-value Container object, that is a List or Drop-down List object. The availabilities of the properties vary for the supported report types: Query Page Report, Web Report and Library Component.

Property Name Available For Description
General
Class Type Query Page Report Indicates the class type of the object. This property is read only.
Data Inherit Query Page Report Indicates whether the dataset for this object is inherited from another object. This property is read only.
Dataset Query Page Report Indicates the dataset used by 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the height of the object. Type a numeric value to change the height.

Data type: Float

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

Data type: Float

X Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies a CSS class to be applied to the object which is a valid class in the CSS file.

Data type: String

ID Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the identifier of the object, which must be unique in the report. The ID property can be a style sheet selector.

Data type: String

Style Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component 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, web report or library component 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
Auto Scale in Number Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to automatically scale the values that are of the Number data type in the object when the values fall into the two ranges:
  • When 1000 <= value < 10^15, the following quantity unit symbols of the International System of Units are used to scale the values: K (10^3), M (10^6), G (10^9), and T (10^12).
  • When 0 < value < 0.001 or value >= 10^15, scientific notation is used to scale the values.

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

Export to Report Result Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to include the object when previewing the report in Page/Web Report Result and running the report in Page/Web Report Studio, or when the library component is used in JDashboard.

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

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

Data type: Boolean

Invisible Query 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the position of the object. Choose an option from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Record Location Query 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, Web 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, Web 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 Query 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 Query 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component 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 Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the width of the border. Type a numeric value to change the thickness.

Data type: Float

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

Data type: Enumeration

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

Data type: Enumeration

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

Data type: Enumeration

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

Data type: Enumeration

Text Format
Bold Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to make the text bold.

Data type: Boolean

Font Face Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the text font of the items in the multivalue container. Choose an option from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Font Size Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the text font size of the items. Type an integer value to change the size.

Data type: Integer

Foreground Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the color of the item text. 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

Italic Query Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to make the text italic.

Data type: Boolean

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

External Style Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute style. This attribute specifies style information for the object.

Data type: String

External Title Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute title. This attribute offers advisory information about the object.

Data type: String

Language Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute lang. This attribute specifies the base language of the object's attribute values and text content.

Data type: String

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