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1612447 - How to align a text vertically at the bottom location within the text objects in Crystal Reports 2008 ?

Symptom

When editing a text within the text objects in Crystal Reports (CR) 2008 by default the text align at the start top location within the text box

How to align a text at the vertical bottom location like the alignment of the text appears at the start bottom location within the cell in MS Excel?

Environment

Crystal Reports 2008

Resolution

Local StringVar outText:= "";
Local NumberVar NumberOfLines:= 5;
Local NumberVar LineLength:=60;
Local NumberVar Returns:=
Truncate(NumberOfLines/2) -
Truncate(Length({YourText})/(LineLength * 2));

Local NumberVar i;
For i:= 1 to Returns Do
(
outText:= outText + chr(13)
);

outText:= outText + {YourText};

For i:= 1 to Returns Do
(
outText:= outText + chr(13)
);

outText

Above code would help us to centre a text alignment of variable length in a text box with 5 lines, now Set "Can Grow" to true and it will centre the text vertically in a 5 to 6 line textbox.

To vertically align the text to the bottom within the text box replace

Code
Truncate(NumberOfLines/2) -
Truncate(Length({YourText})/(LineLength * 2));

with
Truncate(NumberOfLines) -
Truncate(Length({YourText})/(LineLength));

Keywords

Text Alignment, Vertical, Text Rotation , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1