Apart from an ordinary page, a report can contain one or several dialogue forms. Such dialogue form will be shown when the report is started. In the dialogue, you can enter any type of information, needed for creating a report. Also, a dialogue may be used to filter data, which is shown in the report.
For adding a dialogue into a report, press the button on the designer's toolbar. A new dialogue looks as follows:
A report, having one or several dialogues, works like this:
- when started, the report shows the first dialogue;
- if the dialogue is closed with the help of the "ОК" button, then the next dialogue is shown; otherwise, the report stops working;
- after all the dialogues have been shown, the report is built.