Reports are used to print information from a database. A report can be used to structure and summarize information, and reports can be used to print documents such as invoices. Reports can also be used to process data without printing anything.

The following sections introduce the fundamental concepts and basic tasks involved in designing reports. Designing reports for Classic and RoleTailored client is different. For more information, see Designing Reports for the RoleTailored Client and Designing Reports for the Classic Client.

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