Updated export engine in FastReport VCL 6

January 18, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Fast Report 6 pleased us with an updated export engine. This affected the export of compound objects, such as charts, maps, RichText. Earlier these objects were exported as a picture, but now a vector representation of objects and text is used. This means the scaling of objects does not affect the q...

How to print a report in ZPL format

January 16, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

The new version of FastReport .Net 2018.1 has a new export to the ZPL (Zebra Programming Language) format. This format is designed to be used in conjunction with special label printers. More information about ZPL can be found in the article "Page description language – ZPL". When developing r...

Export to Jabber

August 20, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

A very interesting feature has been created in FastReport.Net - it allows to export to the messenger Jabber (XMPP). In fact, it is an HTML export with saving a report in Report Cloud. In this case, you receive a Web link to the report in your Jabber client. Such exports may be useful for a quick dem...

Configure options of viewer Acrobat PDF files when exporting from FastReport.NET

August 11, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Title of the article partly reveals subject. I would like to consider configuration a viewer PDF files when exporting FastReport.Net report. This can be Acrobat Reader or browser's built-in viewer (Edge, Chrome) or any other viewer. You'll find that some of the options are very useful. Here is the t...

CMYK in PDF export

April 7, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

CMYK is a color model based on a synthesis of any color that is based on four basic colors: blue (the Cyan), purple (Magenta), yellow (Yellow), Black (Key Color). This model is mainly used in printing industry. Reviewing CMYK, one more color model must be mentioned –RGB. The color model RGB c...

How to export report to JSON

October 4, 2016

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

It's nice that the range of formats to export reports to FastReport.Net constantly grows. With the ability to use JSON files as the data sources there appeared export support for this format (2016.2). JSON files are used for data transfer between the client and server web applications. Export save...

How to send report in PDF through FTP

July 11, 2016

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

FastReport .Net allows you to export reports in various formats, send them via Email, as well as via FTP. In this article, I want to focus on the transfer to the server via FTP reports. It should be noted, it is not very convenient to run each report and manually perform sending via FTP. What if a l...

How to send report in PDF through FTP

February 27, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

FastReport .Net allows you to export reports in various formats, send them via Email, as well as via FTP. In this article, I want to focus on the transfer to the server via FTP reports. It should be noted, it is not very convenient to run each report and manually perform sending via FTP. What if a l...

Create a PDF file on button press in browser

April 11, 2013

Author - Alexander Fediachov

When you use the FastReport .Net together ASP.Net MVC framework you have easy method for creating file in any supported format on button press in HTML form. Add next code in View: @using (Html.BeginForm("GetFile", "Home")) { <input id="pdf" type="submit" value="Export to PDF" /> } ...

We have released FastReport VCL 4.11

May 10, 2011

Author - Michael Philippenko

At the requests of our customers FastReport VCL 4.11 released. The most important innovation - a new direct export to BIFF8 (Excel). By this new export filter now is it possible to write generated reports directly to Excel format, without third-party programs and technologies. Early in FastReport ...