The way to create an ASP.Net MVC application in FastReport.Mono

October 8, 2018

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

First of all, for programming in C # under Linux you will need to install: • MonoDevelop - development environment under the .Mono framework; • XSP - a test web server for running ASP.Net applications; • A "battle" web server, for example, Apache. But this is if you are going to de...

Interactive web report with outline and bookmark

August 16, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Interactive reports allow users to interact with them. For example, a report can contain hyperlinks, bookmarks and an outline. By clicking on the section title in the content you move to a bookmark in the desired location of your report. These reports are often used in catalogs. Let us create an in...

Using external controls to manage report properties

August 16, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

This article aims to explicate the concept of work with a report via the Web form controls in the project ASP .Net MVC. So, the task is to create a Web application, that will allow to: 1) upload a Web report; 2) export the report in one of three formats; 3) display / hide the Web toolbar of the ...

Updating report object through Ajax in ASP.Net MVC project

August 16, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Ajax technology significantly speeds up web applications. Also, the visual side is important. Agree that not very nice when each time you click the button and the entire Web page is updated. If your internet is not very fast, this procedure causes irritation, because all elements disappear and appea...

Localization of Online Designer and WebReport

August 15, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Report Localization is very urgent task in a Web environment. Because your site can be visited by people from different countries. Fortunately, FastReport.Net has many localizations in different languages, and we can use it. Let's look at how to do it on the example of MVC application. First of al...

Interactive web report with drill down lists

August 15, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In this article we look at how to create interactive reports with drop-down groups. We will group the records and display the groups in a collapsed form. If necessary, the user opens and views the contents of a group. This functionality can significantly improve the user experience with the lists. B...

Interactive web report in MVC

August 14, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In this article we will look at how to create interactive web reports. These reports allow you to move to detailed reports or other pages using hyperlinks. These reports increase the usability of the reporting. It is much easier to view detailed information based on the context of the main report, t...

Interactive web report – detail page

August 14, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Interactive reports allow the user to interact with the report through hyperlinks. Through hyperlinks, you can run other reports, or to move to other pages of the report or go to your bookmarks. In the article "Interactive Web reports in MVC project," we looked at how to create an interactive repor...

Interactive matrix in a web report

August 14, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Let us remember how to create an interactive matrix. We use the xml data base of FastReport.Net delivery. Choose the tables: Add the object Matrix on the data band: Now open the Order Details table in the data window. You will see a table connected: Products and Orders. Open Orders. It has an...

Downloading the report as an Excel document in MVC

August 13, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Previously, we already examined an example of displaying a printing dialog of a report in HTML and PDF formats. The aim of this article is to show how to save reports in the desired format, providing an example of Excel. We use the MVC web application. There is a button, which is provided to save ...

Fast sending to print reports in MVC

August 13, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

For harmony of Web report with the stylistics of the web page, many people are disable WebReport object toolbar. Thus the user is deprived of options to export and print reports. But if you still want to allow the user to print a report from a browser, you can create a special button to print. By cl...

Using reports when developing MVC applications

August 12, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

If you create a Web project on the MVC pattern is a reasonable question - how to use the web-reports FastReport.Net? In this article I will tell you about it. Since MVC architecture View separated from the Logic, then we can't use the visual WebReport component. We'll have to work with report in co...

How to change the Online Designer configuration in the program code

July 29, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Before downloading the Online Designer from the FastReport site, you must first compile it. But, for this you must first configure the program in a special visual builder. But what if your needs have changed and you need a different configuration? You have to again create OnlineDesigner in the visua...

How to upload report into Online Designer and download edited report

July 29, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

One of the first questions that faces Online Designer users is how to organize downloading reports from a local computer? Today we will consider uploading from the local computer to Online Designer and downloading the modified report using the example of the ASP.Net MVC application. Create an ASP.N...

How to handle errors when calling WebReport.DesignerSaveCallBack

July 29, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Online Designer is an excellent tool for creating reports on the Internet. Let's look at the situation. You create a report template, save it, and ... See the message "was not saved". But what is wrong? How do you know what the error is? Now, the web report has the Debug property, with which you can...

Tabs in WebReport

October 21, 2013

Author - Alexander Fediachov

We can use tabs to view multiple reports in WebReport in version FastReport.NET 2013.4 and newer. Tabs can be useful for viewing many reports with additional information. Each report in tab has own navigation and may be attached to any data source. Saving in different formats is performed for ea...

FastReport.Net on mobile devices

May 21, 2013

Author - Alexander Fediachov

Modern mobile technologies provide worldwide access to any information. FastReport .Net brings reports in your favorite tablet or phone, and helps you communicate with dialogs. Today we test preview of the reports FastReport.Net on some mobile devices with touch-oriented UI. We have created the web...

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" /> } ...

FastReport .Net and jQuery

April 1, 2013

Author - Alexander Fediachov

The object WebReport from FastReport .Net use jQuery library. You already can use this library in your own project. To avoid duplication of boot scripts and styles jQuery to the client browser when working with markup Razor, you need to use the following lines in _Layout.cshtml: @WebReport...

FastReport .Net 2013.2 MVC

March 11, 2013

Author - Alexander Fediachov

We have released FastReport .Net 2013.2 with MVC support. And I'd like to inform all WebReport developers about some changes. First. An extension of the handler in web.config was changed. You need replace old string «FastReport.Export.aspx» to new string «FastReport.Export.axd&raq...