- I read and write a lot. Numbers and letters tend to blur together if I do it for a long time and there is nothing breaking up the monotony. (See what I did there?)
Reports are the same thing. From time to time, you need things to pop out at you in order to find them. For example, you are reviewing an Enrollment report trying to determine which courses haven't met the minimum enrollment. Reading a bunch of numbers, you tend to lose sight of this. So, let's make it pop.
In the properties of the field, go to the style tab. You can do dynamic expressions for font and color, but I'll show color in this example. So, in the case of an Enrollment report and seeing courses that haven't met the minimum, the expression would be coenrolled<comin (you can use the expression builder to build your expression instead of knowing the names of things off the top of your head or looking them up in the help guide). The first image shows you my dynamic expression and the second shows the report with the results.
With a little imagination, you'll find many ways to use this feature. Happy dynamic reporting!
Contributed by Matthew Olson