Using JMP > JMP Reports > Reformat Report Tables > Modify Display Box Properties in a Report
Publication date: 08/13/2020

Modify Display Box Properties in a Report

For each display box in a report, you can change properties such as the font, text color, padding, and alignment. Your changes are included when you save the report as a script, a graphic, or a journal.

To modify display box properties, follow these steps:

1. Right-click the disclosure icon next to the report and select Edit > Properties (Windows) or View > Show Properties (macOS).

The Properties pane appears.

2. Modify the report properties.

3. Click the report to view your changes.

Tips:

In the Properties pane, use the arrow buttons to navigate among display boxes in the display tree.

After you open the Properties pane, use the Selection tool to select a specific report and change its properties.

Modify the Format of Numeric Columns

In the Show Properties pane, you can modify the appearance of a report, including modifying the format of selected numeric columns. For example, you might want to specify two decimal places for all numeric columns. Your changes are included when you save the report as a script, a graphic, or a journal.

To modify the numeric formats, follow these steps:

1. Right-click the disclosure icon next to the report and select Edit > Show Properties.

The Properties pane appears.

2. Press Shift and select the columns whose format you want to change.

3. From the Format list in the Properties pane, select the Format properties.

Tips:

To select all display boxes of a specific type (for example, all NumberColBoxes), select one of the boxes in the report. From the Select list in the Properties pane, select Boxes of type ‘NumberColBox’.

To select all columns that have a specific format, select one of the boxes in the report. From the Select list in the Properties pane, select Columns with matching format.

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