Change paper settings and output format

There are several places where you can specify the paper settings and output format for a report.

Set default paper settings for all new reports

The default settings for a report design document (.4rp) are set when you create a new report. They are based on the default settings for all new reports, as set by the local installation of Genero Studio.

To set the default paper settings for all new reports, go to Tools > Preferences, Report Writer, Paper Settings.

Set the paper settings for a report design document

For an existing report, you can change the paper settings and the output format in the report design document (.4rp). Go to File > Report properties, and:
  • Select Paper Settings... to update the paper settings for the report.

Set the paper settings and output format in the report application

In your report application, you can override the paper settings and output format defined in the report design document.

For a Java report program (.java), use the methods provided by the Reporting API to change: