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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Using MS Word as report generator

Why not use the MS Word as report generator in your projects? We can easyly build the report and allow user to modify it using well known editor in any way he wants
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Accessing FieldObject Properties using Crystal Reports 8.0+ and Automation

The documentation from Crystal Reports regarding automation is geared towards Visual Basic and does not work when trying to access the FieldObjects properties in Delphi
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Runtime reporting

More often than not I need reports based on the runtime situation. QReport has the createlist function but that is far too inflexible, even as a starting point! That is why I developed my own runtime report functionality for my basic db-unit. My basic db-unit consists of a dataset, being a ADO query, within the datamodule, a form with a grid a data entry form
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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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Printing a DBGrid Content’s with QuickReport

Almost always your the user of your application needs to print the records he/she is seeing by scrolling a DBGrid. And always he/she asks you to make a new report that display columns the way he/she thinks.

Now with this code you can provide a more flexible way to print a dataset’s record set. Give to you user a DBGrid and let him/her play with it, make even methods to change the font type and colors, and then put this piece of code in a form that has a TQuickRep on it.
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