Previewing data on a layout

When you switch to Preview mode, you see the layout as it appears on the printed page (see Printing records). You can’t enter or edit information in fields in Preview mode.

To preview data on a layout:

  1. Verify that the found set contains the records you want to preview.

    See Printing records.

  2. Click Preview in the layout bar (Browse mode).

To move through pages in Preview mode:

  • Use the navigation controls in the status toolbar.


Navigation controls in Preview mode

  • Choose Records menu > Go to Record.
  • Use the vertical scroll bar to move up and down on the page you are viewing. You might need to go to the end of the report before the total number of pages is accurately displayed.


  • Placeholder text is not visible and navigation parts do not display in Preview mode.