Based on numerous requests from our users, the new version of FastReport .NET 2024.1 introduces the merging of adjacent text objects with identical content.
To use this new feature, you can use the "Merging" property of the text object and set one or both of the following values:
- Horizontal –when this flag is enabled, text objects will merge horizontally;
- Vertical–when this flag is enabled, text objects will merge vertically.
Important note! The objects must be close together. The example below demonstrates that only cells with the "0" value were merged when they were close to each other. At the same time, the "Chai" row remained unchanged.
With the new property, you can create tables from bands in which cells with common content will be combined.
With the new property for text objects, your reports will become more informative and visually easier for users to analyze.