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in a Base Report design the Keep Together choice appears in two quite different places:

1) When you open the properties of any group you'll see it under the General tab. (Use View | Properties to show properties. Then left click any of the group tabs, i.e. the colored items in the left side bar, except for Page Header and Page Footer. Then you can set Keep Together in the General tab.)

2) In Sorting and Grouping it is present at the bottom of that dialog.

They don't seem to relate to each other. In other words, if you check Keep Together for a group in the Sorting and Grouping dialog, it doesn't seem to set or use Keep Together under the General tab. (I don't know if this is by design or a bug, but it sure is confusing.)

So far I can't get any of the General tab Keep Together settings to do what I would expect.

But in the Sorting and Grouping dialog if I set the Keep Together to Yes then I am able to at least get a report to break where the header is with the data.

I know that's not a great answer, but I will try to improve it as I figure out how to workaround the bugs: a) lack of documentation, and b) at least one of these is broken.

in In a Base Report design the Keep Together choice appears in two quite different places:

1) When you open the properties of any group you'll see it under the General tab. (Use View | Properties to show properties. Then left click any of the group tabs, i.e. the colored items in the left side bar, except for Page Header and Page Footer. Then you can set Keep Together in the General tab.)

2) In Sorting and Grouping it is present at the bottom of that dialog.

They don't seem to relate to each other. In other words, if you check Keep Together for a group in the Sorting and Grouping dialog, it doesn't seem to set or use Keep Together under the General tab. (I don't know if this is by design or a bug, but it sure is confusing.)

So far I can't get any of the General tab Keep Together settings to do what I would expect.

But in the Sorting and Grouping dialog if I set the Keep Together to Yes then I am able to at least get a report to break where the header is with the data.

I know that's not a great answer, but I will try to improve it as I figure out how to workaround the bugs: a) lack of documentation, and b) at least one of these is broken.