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General Tools: View

The View toolbar contains commands that control the presentation of document elements on the Design Surface.

These commands are divided into the following categories.

Expanded Document Views

Command Large Icon Small Icon Description
Simple view Shows a document without the page layout.
Draft View Shows a document in a draft view that ignores certain document elements such as page breaks, or headers and footers.
Print Layout Shows a document as it will appear on the printed page.

Expanded Show

Command Large Icon Small Icon Description
Horizontal Ruler Shows or hides the horizontal ruler at the top of the Design Surface.
Vertical Ruler Shows or hides the vertical ruler to the left of the Design Surface.

Expanded Zoom

Command Large Icon Small Icon Description
Zoom Out Zooms the document out.
Zoom In Zooms the document in.

Expanded View


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Small Icon



Shows or hides the Snap application windows (i.e., Data Explorer and Report Explorer).


Highlights the boundaries of a list element after it receives input focus.

The invoked frame displays the type of element that is highlighted.

Expanded Fields


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Small Icon


Show All Field Codes

Toggles to show the Field Codes of all elements that provide dynamic content in a document.

Show All Field Results

Switches back to the default mode, which displays the actual values fetched by Snap fields supplying dynamic content to a document.

To effectively handle incoming data, only a portion of data is shown during the real-time editing of a document. This restriction does not apply to the document created for print preview, and the report requests all data after it is set for publishing.

When a document is being edited, only the first 20 rows from each data column are shown by default. To modify or disable this limit, use the Editor Row Limit option in the Data Tools: List tab.

Highlight Fields

Highlights the data fields that have been added to a document from an external data source, to distinguish these fields from the rest of the document content.

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