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How to use the query editor Active Query Builder in the report designer FastReport.Net

May 28, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

FastReport.Net provides enough opportunities for customization of its report designer. In this article, we'll look at how to replace the built-in SQL query editor with Active Query Builder. To get started, you need to download the latest version of Active Query Builder for .Net from the develope...

How to use the FastReport.Core library from nuget

May 20, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

One of the innovations of FastReport.Net 2018 was the ability to use nuget packets FastReport. To install the packages, it was necessary to create a local package source and place the compiled FastReport libraries in it. This mechanism is preserved for licensed packages, but demonstration versions a...

How to use Steema TeeChart in combination with FastReport.Net

May 20, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

TeeChart is a library of charting. It is widely known among the programmers of the VCL platform of programmers, but it is also popular in other platforms, for example, in the .Net Framework. FastReport.Net, since version 2018.2 supports this component in its report designer. To add a new control e...

How to use SVGObject in FastReport .Net 2018.2

May 20, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Format SVG (Scalable Vector Graphic) was developed in the late 90's to display vector graphics in Web sites. The basic idea behind it is the use of XML for describing the image. This made SVG very popular in the web graphics. Using css or java script, it's easy to change the XML description of an im...

The indicator of the presence of events in the object in the report designer FastReport.Net

May 20, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In FastReport 2018.2.3, new settings for the report designer appeared - objects appearance. Settings can be opened in the File menu - Settings. The new section contains only two settings for now: • Show indicator on bands with events; • Show indicator on objects with events. Both setti...

Components of FastCube.Net. Part 2. Chart, ChartToolbar, DataSource, DBDataSet, DTDataSet.

May 19, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In the first part of the article, we looked at the components for data analysis - a cube and a slice. In the second section, the components from the database or DataTable will be presented, as well as the slice diagram. 1. The Chart component is a graph based on the data from the slice. It is bu...

How to remove unnecessary objects from the preview window toolbar

May 19, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Sometimes you may need to limit the functionality of the report, for example, remove unnecessary export formats from the list in the preview mode. This can be done in your application code. Let’s write a function to delete a report object: 1 2 3 4 5 private void Remo...

Conditional data highlighting in FastCube .Net

May 18, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

One of the main tools for data analysis in OLAP programs is "Data Highlighting". This very tool allows you to quickly estimate the "situation", identify trends in deterioration or improvement. In FastCube .Net, the data highlighting is represented in two types: Highlight all cells dependent on v...

Convert RichObject to text when exporting

May 18, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Until recently, the export of the RichObject was done as an image. Of course, many people did not like it. In FastReport.Net version 2018.2.3 a new property of the RichObject - ConvertRichText object appeared. This property allows you to enable the export mode of the object in text form, instead of ...

Support for editable fields in WebReport

May 18, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In the article "Interactive forms in the PDF export of Fast Report .Net 2018" I have already considered editable fields. The bottom line is that the Text and Checkbox objects can be edited in the report preview mode if you include the Editable property. Until recently, this function was supported on...