kim

December 16, 2016

Run-Time Images

ActiveReports lets you modify images at run time. How you do it depends on the type of report you are using, so I’ll break it down by report type. Page… Read the rest.

kim

December 8, 2016

This is the design-time view showing both layers.

The What, Why, and How of Layers

The Layers feature has been around since ActiveReports version 9, but maybe you haven’t really checked it out yet. It is a feature that is exclusive to ActiveReports, and revolutionizes … Read the rest.

kim

December 1, 2016

LocateDataSource API

Interview with a Returning Customer

This is an interview with Jeff S on his experience with ActiveReports versus a competitor, and why he chose ActiveReports. GrapeCity: Is there a particular reason you chose to move… Read the rest.

kim

October 10, 2016

Graphic shows the direction that labels print with various property settings in a Section report.

Label Reports

You can create reports with data arranged in columns and rows to print on label sheets. Let’s take a look at how to do this with each type of report.… Read the rest.

kim

September 28, 2016

Upgrade Old COM Reports to Version 11

If you use the COM version of ActiveReports and would like to migrate to the .NET platform and use ActiveReports 11, you are in the right place. You can pull… Read the rest.

kim

September 19, 2016

Shows the Solution Explorer with the References node expanded to show the Windows Viewer reference.

Print Without Viewing

In Windows Forms applications, you can print reports without previewing them using the Print method that is implemented as an extension method for the SectionDocument and PageDocument classes. Because it… Read the rest.

kim

September 7, 2016

Disappearing Designer

In certain circumstances, the ActiveReports designer that integrates with the Visual Studio IDE does not display. Here are the possible causes, and how to fix the issue. Visual Studio Integration… Read the rest.

kim

August 29, 2016

File Cannot Be Found

PDF File Cannot Be Found

We often get questions about the following error when trying to download a generated PDF on the web: There was an error opening this document. The selected file cannot be… Read the rest.

kim

August 25, 2016

Select the table row to reveal its properties.

Set N Rows per Page

With ActiveReports, you can specify the number of rows to render (including empty ones) on each page of your report. How you do it depends on the report type you’re… Read the rest.

kim

August 24, 2016

Merged cells in a Tablix data region at run time.

Hide Duplicate Values

With ActiveReports, you can hide duplicate values of a record. How you do this depends on the type of report you are using. Let’s take a look at how to… Read the rest.

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