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                                  • Hello,

                                    I have a report with basically two columns, Type and Amount.

                                    They are both represented with XRLabels in a detail band.

                                    In the code, there are two situations I account for. When a total is displayed, I change the font to bold using this code:

                                    private void lblAmount_BeforePrint(object sender, System.Drawing.Printing.PrintEventArgs e)




                                    var label = (XRLabel)sender;

                                    if (GetCurrentColumnValue("Type").ToString().Equals("Total Amount"))


                                    label.Font = new Font("Arial", 10, FontStyle.Bold);



                                    This works great.

                                    Here is my problem:

                                    In rare cases, I need to change the format string for Amount to percentage.

                                    If I use nearly identical code to what is shown above:

                                    if (GetCurrentColumnValue("Type").ToString().Equals("Average Discount Percent over the Date Range"))


                                    label.DataBindings["Text"].FormatString = "{0:0.00%}";


                                    Then the format string is being applied to the next row, rather than the one intended.

                                    How can I change the format string programmatically, and have it apply to the row I want?

                                1 Solution

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                                Hi Ben,

                                To resolve this problem, I suggest that you change the Text property directly instead of changing Bindings :

                                var label = (XRLabel)sender; label.Text = Convert.ToDouble(this.GetCurrentColumnValue("FieldName")).ToString("c2");
                                Please try this solution and let us know the results.

                                • barrett777 10.03.2012

                                  Perfect! Thanks :)

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