persistent object
An object that is stored in a file. For example, most objects created by running a report design (.rptdesign) file, including data elements, graphical elements, pages, and sections, are persistent. A report document (.rptdocument) file contains only persistent objects.
Related terms
file types, object, page, report design (.rptdesign) file, report document (.rptdocument) file, run, section
Contrast with
transient object

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