Report is a versatile report writer that lets you quickly create
sophisticated reports. The report builder lets you take a detailed
look at your data, while the report formatter allows you to design
great looking reports. It's also very handy as a file manipulation
TPL Report lets
you choose the variables to be displayed as columns in the report
and the order in which you want the columns to appear. For quick
results, you can request a report of all variables or a report of
all variables except certain ones. Report builder features include:
-- Sort your report on one or more variables in either ascending
or descending order.
-- Use arithmetic to calculate new variables. Specify formulas
to be calculated only if your conditions are met. Choose from
the basic operators plus exponentiation, absolute value and
-- Include grand totals and subtotals for any or all columns.
-- Prepare reports using subsets of your data file. Selection
can be based on data values, record numbers or percentages of
your file. Combine logical and arithmetic tests. String tests
together with and's and or's.
-- Replace values with new values or combinations of values
and labels. Group values into categories.
TPL Report goes
beyond its basic report format by giving you control over the appearance
of your report. Report formatter features include:
-- Set column widths, specify the placement and size of lines,
split wide reports into sections on the same page, and combine
separate reports onto the same page.
-- Assign descriptive print labels as report titles, variable
labels and value labels. Labels can include spaces, upper and
lower case letters and special characters. You can specify alignment,
select from a variety of type styles and sizes, and choose the
break point for multiline labels.
-- Control the format of the data printed in report cells. Choose
the number of decimal places, include currency signs and percent
symbols, specify alignment, and select from a variety of type
styles and sizes.
TPL Report is
a powerful tool that you can use to manage your data files. You
can merge data from many similar files into one file. Cut down large
data files by pulling out only specific rows or columns. Export
reports as data files for use with other software.
Here are some
examples of the great-looking reports you can create with TPL Report.
You can view each of the three examples as a graphic file or with
either View (Windows) or the Adobe Acrobat Reader (variety
of operating systems). Note that, when viewing reports in View,
the spacing of characters may be imperfect if you do not have the
same fonts as those used to produce the reports.
and the Acrobat
Reader are free and can be downloaded from the Web.
a Graphic file
Report 1(Page 1 only) ||| Report
2 ||| Report 3
Report 1 ||| Report 2
||| Report 3
Report 1 ||| Report
2 ||| Report 3