Some RAQ Report users may ask: where can I go to look up for the function instruction? This article will answer this question.
RAQ Report has provided many powerful functions; you can look up for these functions' instructions conveniently after the RAQ Report
IDE is started. Next, this article will introduce two methods to look up in detail.
Method 1: Look up for it in the Documentation.
Open Report IDE > Help > User Manuals(M) > User Manual(U): Functions
There are 7 sections to introduce these functions, users can know various functions according to different function categories.
• Dataset Function
• Cell Function
• Date Time Function
• Math Function
• String Function
• Data Type Conversion
• Data Type Determining
Method 2: Look up for function instructions in report IDE.
This method is more convenient for RAQ Report developers, who can check the usages and examples of each function while designing a report.
Looking up for the function instructions could be realized in two path:
In the process of report designing, select a cell randomly, right-click it, you can see the Expression option on the shortcut menu, click it and you can see the dialog box.
The function area is in the red box in the figure above, they are arranged in alphabetical order and classified by functions, which can be looked up by inputting the first letter of referring to the specific function, and then you can see detailed descriptions by clicking the Help button.
During the process of designing report, select a cell randomly, you can see the Expression column in the right attribute table, you can see the dialog box shown in figure 2 just by clicking any of the expression edit box in the box.
In this way, you can look up for the function instructions conveniently. We believe that it will help a lot.