Static text for Outlines?

We have reports where a few of the bands are always singletons ("Summary", "Notes", etc...) and I'd like to add entries for these to the outline with specific text.

However, I can't find a way of adding anything to TfrxBand.OutlineText that FR won't try to interpret as a database field or variable (then error when it can't resolve it).

As a stopgap I'm using Outline.AddItem in script for the bands, but it would be tidier if things could be done at component level in the report designer - does anyone know if this is possible?


  • A solution for this which I stumbled across while looking at other aspects of the report; all that's needed is to enclose the required static text in single quotes, so rather than:


    in the OutlineText field you use:


    (FWIW I'd tried changes similar to this ahead of my original post, but had misremembered the standard FR format for passing static text and didn't quite get what was needed.)

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