In the last blog entry "Reporting: Expense Report with Business Objects", we looked at business objects as data sources, advantages of separating logic from the template formatting and how values are calculated in business objects directly. You have learned that the merge process with a nice and clean data structure is executed with only 1 line of code using Text Control Reporting.
In this article, the reporting template itself, created in the template designer TX Text Control Words, is illustrated in detail.
The following screenshot shows the template view and the results - simply hover over the screenshot to see the merged report:
The following interactive screenshot shows various reporting features in detail. Simply hover over the pulsating hotspots: