Text files is a flat file, which contains text and has no special formatting such as bold text, italic text, images, etc. The text files is saved with the *. txt file extension. It is usually opened with Notepad, or any other text file editor set as default and associated with your operating system.


To save reports or document layout files as a text file:

1.On the "Reportman print preview" screen, select Save (Ctrl+S) – This will launch the “Save Metafile As” screen. 

2.Select the directory (folder) where you need to save this file, if necessary. 

3.Enter a file name. 

4.Select "Text file" file type.

5.Click Save.


An example of the "Income statement" saved as a text file, is as follows: