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E1: RDA: Frequently Asked Questions on the EnterpriseOne Report Design Aid (Doc ID 626563.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.98 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document contains answers to some frequently asked questions on the use of the EnterpriseOne Report Design Aid (RDA)

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Where can I find additional information on the EnterpriseOne Report Design Aid?
 Question 2: Are Logos or Bitmaps Supported in the Report Writer?
 Question 3: When Running my Report in Preview Mode, Why am I not seeing all the data?
 Question 4: What is the maximum height and width a report can be within the design in RDA?
 Question 5: Can I select what to print on the Cover page of a Report?
 Report Setup
 Question 1: How can I Create a Grand Total on a Columnar or Group Section Report?
 Question 2: How can I Print the Version Name and/or Version Title on the Page Header Section?
 Question 3: I Changed my Report to Print as Portrait, but it still Prints as Landscape Mode?
 Question 4: How do I Automatically retrieve the description of a report variable that is based on a data dictionary data item?
 Question 5: How can I print the Company Name and Company Number in the Page Header based on the Data Selection of the report?
 Question 6: Is it possible to override the environment for a report?
 Question 7: Is there a way to increase the vertical spacing between line items on a columnar section?
 Question 8: Is there a way to set up a report in RDA to print a "Terms and Conditions" on the back of each page of a report?
 Level Break Headers and Footers
 Question 1: Is it Possible to get Level Break Header Information to Print After my Column Headings on a Columnar Report?
 Question 2: Why are my Calculated Fields not Totaled in my Level Break Footer?
 Question 3: How Can I Print Business View Information in a Level Break Footer?
 Question 4: Where is the Aggregate Function located within Report Design Aid?
 Question 5: Can we create multiple level break footer or header sections for the same sorting column?
 Question 6: How to associate an aggregate variable in a Level Break Footer (LBF) to a variable in a totally independent section than the parent section of the LBF?
 Question 1: Is there a Way to Control the Margins on a Report Using the Report Design Aid?
 Question 2: Is there a way to adjust the right margin of my report?
 Question 3: Is it possible to setup border line between each columns/rows(Horizontally and Vertically) using RDA?
 Page Break
 Question 1: Is it Possible to Force a Page Break on a Report?
 Question 2: How does the property 'Reprint at Page Break' function on a report section?
 Question 3: Why is a Blank Page Printed at the beginning of a Custom UBE with an Invisible Driver Section and Report Footer?
 Tabular Sections
 Question 1: How is the Grand Total Controlled on a Tabular Report?
 Question 2: What Options that are Available to Columnar and Group Sections are not Available for Tabular Sections?
 Question 3: In my Financial Report Tabular Section, a column showing the Asset Cost Object is repeating for every row printed. Is there a way to print it only once when the value changes ?
 Question 4: In a Financial Report Tabular Section (example R1200001 - Fixed Asset Report), how can I suppress subtotals from printing?
 Data Selection and Data Sequencing
 Export to CSV and Database Output
 Question 1: What Options are Available with the Report Writer to Create a Text File Output?
 Question 2: How do I Define a Version of a Report to Always Export to CSV?
 Paper Size and Pre-printed Forms
 Question 1: What is the Order of Precedence Used to Set the Paper Size for a Report?
 Question 2: How do I skip the non-printable section found at the bottom of a pre-printed form?
 Question 3: How do I define a custom form type for a pre-printed form?
 Batch Versions
 Processing Options
 Question 1: How do I print the Processing Options of a Version without Executing the Report and printing the Cover Page?
 Question 2: How can I retrieve and print the Processing Options Values of a Version on the report?
 Question 3: Runtime Data Selection is not saved but why are Runtime Processing Options saved?
 Report Submission
 Question 1: How is the Job Queue determined when a report is submitted to the Server?
 Question 2: If Two Users Execute the same Version of the Report will the Second User Override the First User's Selections?
 Question 3: Is it Possible to Define a Default Printer for a Specific Report and Version?
 Question 4: Can you Specify the Number of Copies of a Report when Printing the Report?
 Question 5: How can I define a report to Print Immediate?
 Question 6: How can I determine the Host Name for the UBE Server where a report is being executed?
 Question 1: How can I automatically e-mail the PDF Output of a Report?
 Question 2: How can I disable the UBE Job Completion Messages?
 Question 3: Is there a System Function I can call in my report to send a message to the Recipient's "Personal In Basket" in Work Center?
 Question 4: Is it possible to print the multi-level messages that is displayed in Work Center on a report?
 Question 5: How to send Batch Error Message from a report to the Work Center?
 Display Decimals
 Question 1: How do display decimals work when Multi-Currency is turned on in an environment?
 Question 2: When I change the display decimals on an amount field on my report, why does the amount not print with the decimals defined?
 Question 3: How do I know if my environment has Multi-Currency activated?
 Question 1: How can I troubleshoot the Results of a Report?
 Question 2: What is the Subsystem Processing functionality available with EnterpriseOne?
 Question 3: What is the source that the system uses for the retrieval of a System Date or Date Today variable or Time value under the various scenarios where UBE reports or batch applications can be run?
 Question 4: In Event Rule Design, I am unable to select the last item in the ER Variable list in Available Information or Available Objects.
 Question 5: Launching Report Design Aid (RDA.exe) or Table Design Aid (TDA.exe) disables the E1 User account with error: eSecUserDisabled: The user account has been disabled! Please talk to a OneWorld Administrator.
 Question 6: Does Show/Hide Object work in a Columnar Section?
 Question 7: Is it possible to pass an array type variable or list of values from parent report to child report so that child report can process the records based on passed array elements of list of values?
 Question 8: Is there any default functionality available in RDA to add table of contents (TOC) in reports?

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