The number of objects for dot-matrix report is restricted only by those which can be displayed in textual form. Among them there is “Cross-tab” object. Let us examine simple cross-report creation which is similar to one built earlier in “Table with composite headers” chapter.
For dot-matrix report creation perform the same steps like in the previous chapter – call “Empty dot-matrix report” wizard. Put “DB cross-table” component on report page and enter its editor:
As can be seen, the editor shows structure of output table in dot-matrix mode. Cross cells style can be set via using “Tt” button in the toolbar. In all other respects working does not differ from the one earlier described. The previewed report will appear in the following way on the screen: