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How to store FastReport.NET report templates in database

Some applications require the storing of report templates in a database. This simplifies template support – all reports are stored in one place, and allows to differentiate the access rights to different templates. I noted only one shortcoming of this technique – slight complication of the code in the client application.
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Exporting with FastReports

Exporting With FastReports

One of the most important abilities of FastReports is exporting reports to various kinds of graphical and textual document formats. At this moment, there are numerous formats, from the popular pdf through the little-known cgm. FastReports supports more than ten different formats, coverings needs to a large extent. Each of these formats has its own peculiarities, that must be noticed when designing a report and its further exporting. All these formats can be divided into several groups, each group incorporating similar formats.
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Visual Studio 2010 – what’s new in Visual reporting?

New in VS 2010
Recently, Microsoft pleased its development environment with a new version. I sat at their workshop, looked at all new features being actively promoted. New Visual Studio has become faster (and who would doubt it? ) and creates smaller applications (of course, it does), and less demanding on memory usage, and a lot of useful things. For example – the plugging system for working with shortcuts, and changing the startup page through special project and Editing in the XAML, possibilities of ejecting windows docked in visual studio beyond the screen. I like the ability to scale fonts in the editor via Ctrl + mouse wheel. ‘Navigate to’ window- finding a class or function depending on the keyword.

There are also new innovations doubtful to me, for example, in the intelliSense ‘suggestion’ mode – generation of non-existent classes depending on the name of the left side of the expression, or auto update HELP from the Internet.

And absolutely new – a set of development tools for the Azure (for “clouds”, a new designer and debugger for WPF and Silverlight (all processing at the WPF level).
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First Look at FastReport.NET

Reporting is a key part of software development, as no real-world application is complete without reports. When choosing a reporting product, a developer needs to consider two important factors. The first is that reports developed using the product should be easy to use and visually appealing to the end user. Additionally, the product should enable a developer to easily and quickly build reports for applications. Fast Reports‘ FastReport.Net satisfies these criteria and also ships with many features, including a lightweight report designer, which simplify development and let developers create reports very easily. The FastReport.Net designer doesn’t use Visual Studio to create reports, although you do need to use the development environment to connect the report from the application being developed.
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Report server for small business

Usually the boss needs accurate reports on all divisions «here and now» – in such moments, there is neither time, nor means to acquire and implement big cooperative systems. But, there is an easy solution to such tasks.
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Printing Prices

When developing a program, dealing with the distribution of goods, there arises a need to print the prices of the quantity of goods. In this article ,I will show how this can be done by using FastReport.
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The manager of reports

Reports generator FastReport has a remarkable capability of changing the documents’ templates during the execution of the program. Using this opportunity, the programmer can not only speed up the development of the program, but also strongly simplify the further support of the program both for himself and the end user of the program. How is this opportunity normally used?
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