For an explanation of controls see Controls.
For more information on each type of control, see the Control Reference
To add a control to a
Drag a control from the Control Bar and drop it on a band
If two controls overlap each other in the layout (), they are shaded red.
Similarly, if a control spans a band or margin boundary (), the control is shaded red.
Use any of the following methods to select a control:
Click the control on the design surface.
To select multiple controls, hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard while selecting the controls.
Drag across the control on the design surface.
To select multiple controls, drag across multiple controls.
Select the control in the Properties panel or in
When a control is selected, its handles show.
Selected Label control
To remove a control from a
Deleting a Panel control or Table control deletes the controls in the panel or table.
All control settings can be configured in the Properties panel. To configure a control's properties, first select the control. The Properties panel shows the properties for the currently selected control. For more information about a control's properties, see the Control Reference.
Some settings can also be configured in the layout. For example, you can double-click a Label control in the layout and type the text directly into the control.