Create a Master

In this article you will learn:

  • How to create a Master
  • How to select a Master

What a Master is

A Master is similar to a PowerPoint template, that you can apply at a report level, section or page level.

It enables to have a unified slide background, insert logos and images on all your presentation, or add a pagination for instance.

How to create a Master

  • At a page level, don’t click on any element of the page (don’t select any widget), and click on “Select a Master” on the right-side panel

Reeport - Create a Master - Click on Select a Master button

  • Click on “Create one”

Reeport - Create a Master - Create one

At this point your are in a specific part of Reeport to design your Master

  • Choose a name for your Master (1)
  • To add a background, pick a color or choose an image (2)
  • Then let’s add a Shape Widget (3)

Reeport - Create a Master - Name and Background

  • Choose a position on a pixel basis, to place this shape as an header for example (1)
  • Choose the format option of the shape (2)
  • Let’s add now a Text Widget (3)

Reeport - Create a Master - Shape Widget

  • Choose a position on a pixel basis, to fix this text widget on a bottom corner for example (1)
  • Choose the format option of the text (2)
  • To add dynamic text, as for example the pagination, the name of your report, or a date, use the section “Text Variables” (3)
  • To go back to your initial presentation, click on the arrow on the top-left corner (4)

Reeport - Create a Master - Text Widget

  • To add a Image Widget, just click on the icon on the left-side panel, an upload the image in the right-side panel

How to select a Master

  • At a page level, on the right-side panel, click on “Select a Master”

Reeport - Create a Master - Select a Master

  • Choose on the existing list of template

Reeport - Create a Master - Choose an Existing Master

Updated on October 29, 2018

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