Reportman output - Save metafile as html
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) files can be easily shared across all devices (e.g. desktops, laptops, mobile devices (tablets, cellular phones, etc.). It is also compatible and readable in the your system's associated default Web browser , e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, etc.
To save reports or document layout files as a html 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 "Html file (single)" file type. This option is recommended for html output, as it does not save or export numbering bullets (numbering). as is the case with the "Html file" option.
An example of the "Trial balance" saved as a Html file (single), is as follows:
An example of the "Trial balance" saved as a Html file, is as follows:
If a report with multiple pages is saved as an Html file format, it will save the file in separate pages. For example, a Trial balance consisting of 2 pages, will be printed as follows:
name of report and "0" added for page 1 and "1" for page 2.
It will also export numbering bullets (numbering) as objects for each page.
trail-balance0.html (first page)
trail-balance1.html (second page)
Document layout files saved as the HTML file type
These issues in the HTML file type for layout files is not applicable to other file types.
Note the frames do not print.
The "Delivery address, Company reg. no." and "Your reference" labels overlaps.
Should you need to use this format, explore by selection other layout file formats.
To fix this:
Go to the Tools - Report designer and select the Document layout file. Copy and rename the layout file.
Stretch the Expressions until they fit and save the layout file.
Select the layout file and it should display as per your changes when you save the layout file in the HTML file type.