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10.4.6.  Table

In this section you can find details on the setting options of Table .

  • General: The general standard settings are found under Section 10.4.2, “General settings”. At tables there is the feature that the overflow pages can have another specification than the first page.

    • Overflow x / Overflow y: Table position in the overflow section

      [Note] Note
      • If specifications for the overflow table are missing, no overflow happens!

      • If you want to use the Overflow mode, then under Elements -> Page -> Overflow mode, the option duplicate has to be selected!

        Especially at tables with many lines possibly several pages are created.

      • The overflow mode can be tested in the PDF preview . In the template itself the overflow mode is not displayed.

    • Overflow width / Overflow height: Dimensions of the table in the overflow mode

  • Table:

    [Note] Note

    You can use the options "Table", "BOM Table", "Physical table" all together (even more than once). Simply apply the desired tables one after another.

    • Table type:

      • Table:

        Column definition: The value $_Columns. is already inserted by default.

        [Note] Note

        In order to be able to perform a specific formatting of the table, the value has to be applied as Media Variable of the type PSOL_TABLE. If it does not exist, all visible columns are displayed. Detailed information on this is found under Section 10.6.2, “Edit table variables”.

        LinkDB columns cannot be displayed by default. If desired, please contact CADENAS on this.

      • BOM Table: Via this option you can display BOM list information in a table.

        BOM fields: In the list field, activate the checkbox at columns to be displayed.

        Example: All BOM fields activated

        Example: All BOM fields activated

        Result: Display in the template

        Result: Display in the template

      • Physical table: Via this option you can display physical information such as Volume, Plane and Mass.

        Physical fields: In the list field, activate the checkbox at columns to be displayed.

    • Text:

      • Header font: For the design of the font in the table header there are setting options such as Font (hereto compare the same point under Section 10.4.5, “ Text ”), Font size, Font color, bold, italics and underlined available.

      • Font: For the design of the font in the table body the same setting options are available.

    • Cells:

      • Header color: Background color in the table header

      • Border color:

      • Cell color:

        You can determine the color code of a single color, but also two. Then the background color of the lines, in the table body, is alternating (compare following figure).

        #C8C8C8,#FFFFFF

      • Border size:

      • Border type: "Solid" is the default value. In the list field, you can select from a variety of further options such as "dotted" for example.

      Example table: Layout defined by "Border color", "Border size", "Border type"

      Example table: Layout defined by "Border color", "Border size", "Border type"

    • Insert horizontal line: If you are using this separate layout option, the settings under Border color, Border size and Border type are ignored.

      Example table: Layout defined by "Insert horizontal line"

      Example table: Layout defined by "Insert horizontal line"

    • Export all lines:

      [Caution] Caution

      This action could possibly be time-critical!

    • Resolve value ranges:

      [Caution] Caution

      This action could possibly be time-critical!

    • Switch rows and columns: See Fig. „Rows, columns interchanged and with alternative table header“.

      [Note] Note

      In this case, line definitions are used as column definitions.

    • Single overflow on same page:

      Using the option Single overflow on same page a table can be splitted and both parts placed beside each other. The table can only overflow once on the same page.

      Set X-Y coordinate, width and height of overflow table under Overflow x, Overflow y, Overflow width and Overflow height.

    • Embed Documents:

      With Embed Documents you can create links in the table where embedded documents can be called in the created PDF later.

      Documents embedded in PDF

      Documents embedded in PDF

      Details on this can be found under Section 10.4.6.1, “ Embed Documents ”.

    • Alternative table header:

      This option can be used together with Switch rows and columns.

      • Class variable / Value:

        [Note] Note

        Both attribute and value have to be applied as Media Variables. Information on the creation of Media Variables are found under Section 10.6.1, “Create / edit Media Variables”.

        Enter the variable name in the input fields.[a]

        In the template preview the concrete value of the Media Variable is displayed at once. See following figure.

        [a] without "$", "." labeling

      • Alternative header color:

      Rows, columns interchanged and with alternative table header

      Rows, columns interchanged and with alternative table header