You can create a sub report in two ways. Both start out with a report that you want to be the main report. You can designate any report to be the main report. • To add a sub report, you can cither insert a report that you already designed and saved somewhere on your network or PC, or you can create a brand new report’ for the sole purpose of being the sub report in the main report.
SCR lies a Sub report Expert. This Expert walks you through creating a standard report just like the Standard Report Expert; the only difference is that it has a Sub report tab. This Sub report tab is just another Standard Report Expert and has the exact same options and functionality as the menu command Insert,- Sub report. The steps in this chapter’ describe inserting the sub report from a custom report, not using the Expert, in order to demonstrate where to find the sub report buttons and functionality. Creating Your First Seagate Crystal Report, for more information regarding Report Experts and the Sub report Expert in particular.
To insert an existing report .into a main report as a sub report, do the following)
1. Have the main report open in the Design tab. >
2. Click Insert, Sub report, or use the Sub report button found on the supplemental toolbar.
3. The Insert Sub report dialog box opens. On the Sub report tab, select
Choose a Report.
4. After you select Choose a Report, the Browse button becomes available. Browse your computer or network to locate the report you want to ‘ use as the sub report.