The Shape report item is used to display one of a selection of predefined shapes on a report. The screenshot below shows a Shape report item with ShapeType="Right Arrow" on the report design surface.

You can use shapes to create visual effects within a report. You can set display and other properties to this item by using the Properties pane.

ShapeType Property modes:

  • Ellipse

  • Vertical Line

  • Horizontal Line

  • Slant Line

  • BackSlant Line

  • Triangle

  • Square

  • Pentagon

  • Hexagon

  • Octagon

  • 3-ray star

  • 4-ray star

  • 5-ray star

  • 6-ray star

  • 8-ray star

  • Top Arrow

  • Bottom Arrow

  • Left Arrow

  • Right Arrow

  • Cross

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