With the Impact report Designer, you can choose between two approaches to creating
master-detail reports: by creating a hierarchy of nested Detail Report Bands or
by using the XRSubreport control to show separate detail reports within a master
The easiest way to embed a report into a master report is by using our
XRSubreport control. For example, this approach is used to create side-by-side reports.
Using Nested Detail Report Bands
When you need to create a report that shows a complex hierarchy of data, you
can add Detail Report bands to your report. Each Detail Report band is a report
on its own apart from Detail, it can contain all other available band types.
There can be an unlimited number of Detail Report bands nested in each other,
and you can add several detail reports at the same nesting level.
Dealing with master-detail reports, you may simplify the apprehension of the
complete report by presenting its data as fragmentary as with drill-down and