10. Using Report-Writer : Types of Report Specification Statements
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Types of Report Specification Statements
To specify a report, you must create a text file containing report formatting and structure statements. These statements define the data to be reported, the order of the data, the page layout, explanatory text to be inserted in the report, and the position and format of titles and data items.
There are seven types of report specification statements:
Report Setup Statements
Page Layout and Control Statements
Report Structure Statements
Column and Block Statements
Text Positioning Statements
Print Statements
Conditions and Assignment Statements