The formatting capability of QB is pretty limited for reports/table views etc. Is there an app where I can have more control of how reports are presented?

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I would like clients to be able to access limited amount of info on my QB app.  But the reports and table views available in QB are pretty crude and do not allow much in the way of layout or format control.  Is there an app out there that can be used to increase my flexibility with formatting views of reports for clients?

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You could use the Juiced Exact Forms Plus product to generate pdf or word documents.  That would allow for choosing fonts. http://www.quickbasetools.com/#!exact-forms-plus/ckd0
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These forms are for viewing while clients are logged in....and given the option of printing them....not just printing a form.  So I am not sure exact forms would be a viable solution.
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If there is a standard set of reports which the clients use, they could be given a button to push to generate the Exact form.  Since the Exact form can include an embedded report, I have used EF+  for my clients to to make a form which is essentially only a report - ie there is not form, just the embedded report.  Actually I have a few clients who do that.  So it can work if the reports are highly standardized.  But each EF+ does require much more setup than just building a native QuickBase report, so its only a viable route of the reports are highly standardized and you have budget for the extra monthly fee (ie its very important to you).

Other than that i have never heard of an "app" which would change how QuickBase displays unless you are willing, I suppose, to get into the alternate universe of the Image Onload technique and changing how the QuickBase pages render.