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Using FastCube for multidimensional data analysis

February 14, 2012

Author - Oleg Pryalkov

On-the-fly data aggregation of "flat" database tables is one of the first tasks faced by information system developers and their users. At the same time it is usually difficult to foresee the user needs in terms of data selection criteria (filters), dimensions in which the data needs to be aggregate...

FastReport.Mono

February 7, 2012

Author - Aleksey Mandrykin

You've probably heard that our team is working on porting the FastReport.NET to the Mono platform - we told this at our conference, held last year in Rostov-on-Don. Then followed a long silence, and now we are ready to show where do we go. The main feature of this demo is that it can work in Wind...

Crystal Reports import in FastReport .NET

September 26, 2011

Author - Oleg Kojnikov

Import Crystal Reports template Crystal Reports template it's a report created by Crystal Reports designer. These reports are stored in files with rpt extension. Importing a report template Converter is implemented as a plug-in. You can download it here, in Extras. The plugin should be compiled in ...

Saving FastReport .NET template to RDL file

September 16, 2011

Author - Oleg Kojnikov

Why is it necessary Possibility to save FRX report to RDL is needed for some users. Unfortunately, some objects of FRX report will be lost, because there is no relevant in the RDL. Saving the report to RDL format To do this go to the File menu in designer and select Save As.... On next window selec...

Rave convertor

September 1, 2011

Author - Anton

As you know, Embarcadero RAD Studio XE2 is coming with the special edition of FR4. Many people have been asking us: is it possible to convert Rave reports (.rav files) to Fast reports (.fr3 files)? It is possible, because we have developed a convertor from Rave reports for this purpose. How to conv...

How to create Master/Detail report with help of VB6 and TfrxUserDataset

August 30, 2011

Author - Aleksey Mandrykin

Frankly say I have never used Microsoft Visual Basic 6 until begin my job in Fast Reports. I can't say that VB6 is my favorite language but it is good enough to make many things. I recieve many questions how to build a Master/Detail report based on application's data. VB6 example demonstrate how to...

RDL import in FastReport .NET

August 28, 2011

What is the RDL import RDL report it's a report template in format of Report Definition Language. The format used in Microsoft Reporting Services. Reports can be generated in Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Report Builder, and in some third-party editors. Reports are stored in files with exten...

RDL import in FastReport .NET

August 28, 2011

Author - Oleg Kojnikov

What is the RDL import RDL report it's a report template in format of Report Definition Language. The format used in Microsoft Reporting Services. Reports can be generated in Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Report Builder, and in some third-party editors. Reports are stored in files with exten...

Fonts embedding in the PDF export in FR VCL 5

August 26, 2011

Author - Anton

What is fonts "embedding" PDF documents often contains text written with various fonts. In order Acrobat Reader or another pdf viewer can display this text, it must have access to font files used in the document. If the OS where you open the document doesn't have needed fonts, the document may beco...

Excel formulas in the BIFF export

August 25, 2011

Author - Anton

Starting from FR VCL 4.11.15 the BIFF export can export formulas. For example, to export the formula SUM(A1:B2) put a TfrxMemoView on a report and write in it Code =SUM(A1:B2) The first character of the text must be the equality sign "=", and the rest of it - a correct Excel formula....