Host Report Writing for Showcase 10 | Fortra

Host Report Writing for Showcase 10

This instructor-led course focuses on how to write professional reports with Viewpoint Host Report Writer. It offers a comprehensive introduction to Host Reports, from building basic reports to more sophisticated reporting tasks.

Topics include:

  • An overview of Host Report Writer
  • The 4-step New Report Wizard
  • Control of line placement & spacing
  • Field positioning & attribute control
  • Calculation elements
  • Output options
  • PDF overlays

The class is designed for Viewpoint designers who need to create or maintain Host Reports.  Students are expected to know how to create simple views in Viewpoint.


  • A high-speed Internet connection
  • A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Current versions of Showcase 10 and Viewpoint
  • A workstation with dual monitors or a projector to display the teacher’s screen
  • View design authority and experience (including simple variables)
  • Access to Viewpoint during class for hands-on exercises
  • An IBM i user library where class objects can be saved
  • Access to all objects (files and views) in the SEQUELEX and SEQUELEX2 libraries.

This class follows a blended approach to learning that includes:

  • Presentation and live demonstrations
  • Hands-on activities on your own system
  • Participant interaction with trainers during sessions

Register today and let us know the date(s) and time(s) that would work best for your team to participate in a live session with one of our training experts. One of our coordinators will then reach out to you to schedule your session(s) and answer any additional questions you may have.

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Available On Demand
$1,050 (up to 4 students)
3 hours (1 session)