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Table Cell Properties

This topic lists the properties of a Table Cell object. The availabilities of the properties vary for the supported report types: 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 Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the height of the object. Type a numeric value to change the height.

Data type: Float

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

Data type: Float

Color
Background 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 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

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

Data type: Boolean

Horizontal Alignment Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the horizontal justification of the content in the table cell. Choose an option from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Note: When the Position property of the object in the table cell is set to absolute, this property does not take effect.

Joining Merge Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to make all the sequential rows included in the cell vertically merged in the results. It is meaningful to set the property only when the cell is merged with other cells in the same column.

Data type: Boolean

Record Location Page Report, Web Report, Library Component 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

Repeat Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to repeat the content of the cell in every page of the report result when the cell is split into pages.

Data type: Boolean

Suppress When No Records Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies whether to display the object in the results when no record is returned to its parent data component.

Data type: Boolean

Vertical Alignment Page Report, Web Report, Library Component Specifies the vertical justification of the content in the table cell. Choose an option from the drop-down list.

Data type: Enumeration

Note: When the Position property of the object in the table cell is set to absolute, this property does not take effect.

Border
Border Color 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 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 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 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 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 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

Accessibility
Abbr Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute abbr. This attribute specifies an abbreviated form of the content of the object. The abbreviated text may be rendered by user agents when appropriate in place of the object's content.

Data type: String

Axis Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute axis. This attribute is used to place a cell into conceptual categories that can be considered to form axes in an n-dimensional space. The value of this attribute is a comma-separated list of category names.

Data type: String

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 ID Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute id. This attribute specifies a name to the object, which must be unique in the report.

Data type: String

Headers Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute headers. This attribute specifies the list of header cells that provide header information for the current data cell. The value of this attribute is a space-separated list of cell names; those cells must be named by setting their id attribute.

Data type: String

Scope Query Page Report It is mapped to the HTML attribute scope. This attribute specifies the set of data cells for which the current header cell provides header information. Available values are:
  • Row - The current cell provides header information for the rest of the row that contains it.
  • Column - The current cell provides header information for the rest of the column that contains it.
  • none - The scope attribute will not be generated in the HTML result of the report.

Data type: String

Note: For the Table Cell object in web reports and library components, only the properties available in the Web Report Studio Inspector panel can be rendered in Web Report Studio and JDashboard.

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