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Report Designer - Add text to a document

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How to add text to a document using the Report Designer.


Using Report Designer in Sage 50clouds Accounts and Sage 50 Payroll, you can quickly add text to your reports and layouts. This is useful when adding wording to your document, such as bank details or terms and conditions.


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  1. Select the document you want to amend, then click Edit.
  2. Click Report, click Report Properties.
  3. Enter a new report name and description, then click OK.
  4. On the menu bar click Toolbox, then click Add Text.
  5. Click once where you want the text to appear.
  6. Enter the text you want, then click a blank area.
  7. If required, click and drag to move or resize the text box, or change the font or colour of your text.
  8. Click File, click Save As.
  9. Enter a new file name then click Save.
  10. On the menu bar click File, then click Exit.
  11. Preview your changes using the new layout.


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