Export formats

The following export formats are available from the Report Writer:




Text file

The report will be saved as text without any formatting. This option should be used when the application to which you’re converting the document is unable to read any of the other file formats.


This is the tab-separated ASCII character format used by programs such as Microsoft Excel®.


This is the standard comma-separated ASCII character format often used by database programs.


The report will be saved in HTML format to be viewed in a web browser.

PDF File

This format is available if you have the Acrobat PDFWriter print driver or Acrobat Distiller installed. PDF (Portable Document Format) files can be read using the Acrobat Reader software available from Adobe.

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