When writing big crystal report alignment and formatting can be a pain esp if you are changing every field individually. Luckly formatting and alignment is available that you can apply to mutlipe objects at the same time.
You have 20 textboxes and you want all of them to align at the bottom or at top?
You want to make all 20 textboes the same width
You want to make all 20 textboxes the same height
Select all elements that you want to align. Go to menu Format -> Align -> Bottoms. All elements will be formatted according to the left most item in the select list. The one to your left eye. It does not matter which way you select multiple items.
Another way to do the same, select all elements that you to align, exept the one that you want to use as reference. Select Ctrl+ click on the referece box. Go to menu Format -> Align ->Bottoms. It will align all elements with refer to the list item selected via Ctrl+click.
Make all fields the same width
Select all elements click first in the white area, make a rectangle selection to include all element you want to change alignment for. Go to menu Format -> Make Same Size -> Width
This will make all your select elements the same width. The left most item is used as reference.
Making all elements the same height
Make a rectangular selection as above, go to Format -> Make same size -> Height.
Making both width and height the same size
After selection, go to menu Format -> Make same size -> Both.