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On 22/01/2014 16:40, Harvey Nimmo wrote:

Hi Harvey,

I am fetching records from a query and putting them in various text
boxes in the 'detail' section of a report. Two fields of each record
may, however, contain more text than fit into the corresponding text box
and would need to be printed on more than one line. Unfortunately, I do
not know how to the change the text box height dynamically to allow the
full text of the record field to be displayed. Obviously, if that were
somehow possible, also the height of the 'detail' section would have to
be increased for that record (and both would have to be reset for the
next record). The height of a text box (in the properties table) is
'fixed' and I can find no attribute that would make a text box
'expandable' as needed for the above.  Where can I do that?

Ah, that rings a bell as an oft requested feature improvement. You might
want to wade through LO's bugzilla to see if someone hasn't already
registered this - it may well even have come up on this mailing list before.

At present, there is no way that I know of to do what you want, other
than making your text fields sufficiently dimensioned when creating yur
report to take account of the odd record or two that exceeds the single


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