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Save time designing reports using default formatting options

When designing reports in Crystal Reports, it is possible to save time by defining the default formatting of the report objects, including fields, text and chart objects.


Crystal Reports has the feature that allow designers to pre-define the following default formatting:

  • Font
  • Font Style
  • Font Size
  • Font Colour, and
  • Font Effect (Underline and/or Strikethrough)

 For the following Crystal Reports report objects:

  • Fields
  • Summary Fields
  • Group Name Fields
  • Text Objects
  • Fields Titles, and
  • Charts.


To define the default formatting of the objects added to Crystal Report designed reports:


  1. From the File menu, select Options
  2. In the Options dialog box, press the Font tab:

    Crystal Reports Font Options dialog box
  3. Press the required report object button
  4. Define the default formatting in the Font dialog box.

    Crystal Reports Font Options dialog box
  5. Press the OK button
  6. Repeat steps 3 and 4, for all the other report objects


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