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Task 12:  Display the subreports next to one another

Now that the subreports display the correct data, you can focus on laying out the subreports next to one another. Placing two tables next to one another does not work because BIRT Report Designer creates block-level elements, which means that each element starts on a new line. To display side-by-side tables, you insert the tables in a grid. The grid enables you to align elements easily.

Insert Grid prompts you to specify the number of columns and rows for the grid.

Figure 12-25 Side-by-side subreports in the report design

Figure 12-25  Side-by-side subreports in the report design

Figure 12-26 Report preview showing side-by-side subreports

Figure 12-26  Report preview showing side-by-side subreports

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