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Define Report format

The CA 2E 'Define report format' function type allows you to define a standard report header and footer for your CA 2E 'Print file' report functions.

The shipped standard report page header is for a report 132 characters wide. If you wish to define a DFNRPTFMT function with a different report width, you would specify a different value for the FORMSIZE parameter on the overrides to the IBM i 'Create Print file' command CRTPRTF) for the function. This may be achieved using the overrides prompt available from the 'EDIT FUNCTION DETAILS' screen (line option 'O').

A typical header & footer for report looks like following which can be customized using "Define Report Format" function.

Define report format