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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...

From FastCube VCL 2 to FastCube .Net

May 18, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

The name FastCube has occurred, as you understand, from FastReport and the cube. FastReport - a family of report generators for different platforms, and a cube - OLAP structure. The abbreviation OLAP means - online analytical processing. But why the cube? It is simple, if in the usual summary table...

How to create new cube in FastCube.Net

April 4, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In this article, we'll look at how to create a cube in FastCube.Net using code in a custom application. This question will appear to you right away, when you start working with this library. Well, I hope today we will clarify this issue. The cube file can contain both data and its’ representa...

FastCube.Net components. Part 1. Cube, CubeGrid, CubeGridToolbar, Slice, SliceGrid, SliceGridToolbar.

April 4, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In this article, we'll consider the components included in the FastCube.Net library. List of components: Cube – the main component that loads a cube from a file and fills it with data; CubeGrid – It is intended for displaying all data of a cube. Visual component; CubeGridToolbar &n...

Features of displaying images with transparency in Adobe Acrobat

April 4, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Images with transparency are often called images with an alpha channel. What does this mean? The alpha channel contains information about partial or full transparency of the image. It is mainly used in computer animation. RGB images can have up to 24 alpha channels. Each of them contains information...

How to connect database to a cube

April 3, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Typically, the data in the OLAP cubes are loaded from the database. To fill a cube with data, you need to create a data source. And here I would like to say a few words about these sources. A cube can receive data from: • Database (Data source) - creates a connection to the database; • ...

How to make a simple FastCube.Net cube editor

April 3, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

To view and edit cubes and slices from FastCube .Net, you need a special application that you need first create. Since FastCube .Net comes in the form of a library and components, we can easily embed the cubes editor into your existing WinForms application, or create a separate one, specially for it...