In IBM Cognos Financial Statement Reporting when you generate multiple columns from multiple objects across sections, the generated report displays the objects in a zigzag manner.
When using multiple objects and sections to generate more than 1 page, the generated report displays the objects in a zigzag manner.
This is the default behavior in older versions of FSR.
Clarity FSR 6.5
Diagnosing the problem
Generate multiple columns from multiple objects acros sections
Resolving the problem
As a work around you can use only one section maximum per generated page.
A second work around is to contact the FSR support team to provide a macro that should address this issue.