May 4, 2016

TextBox control in PageFooter section with SummaryType property set to PageTotal.

Three Ways to Use Summaries in Section Reports

In Section reports, the TextBox control has several Summary properties that, combined, let you render running summaries and grand totals in header or footer sections of your reports. Caution: With… Read the rest.


April 25, 2016

Class Library table of contents showing PagesCollection class members

Combining Reports

With ActiveReports, you can combine multiple reports into one. How you do it depends on the type of report. Let’s take a look at the ways you can combine each… Read the rest.


April 25, 2016

Report Settings dialog

Printer and Page Settings (Section Reports)

In Section reports, you can set the printer paper size and report margins at run time in the Report Settings dialog. All of these settings are in the first page,… Read the rest.


April 11, 2016

ShrinkToFit at Run Time

Is there a way to automatically resize fonts to fit text within a control?

The answer to this question is yes! And we’ve made it easy by providing a ShrinkToFit property on the TextBox control in Page and Section reports, and on the Label… Read the rest.


March 28, 2016


Microsoft Edge and PDF

UPDATE: Microsoft has fixed this issue in the Windows 10 November update, so we were able to add a print button for Edge as well. You can find it in… Read the rest.


March 28, 2016

Report at run time showing a page break after 10 records

Page Break After N Records (Section Reports)

In a Section report, you can add page breaks for each section at any point. Set it using the NewPage property of the section. If you set the NewPage property… Read the rest.


March 22, 2016

Changing Control Properties at Run Time

Depending on the type of report you are using, Section or Page/RDL, there are different ways to change control properties at run time. In this article, we will take a… Read the rest.

February 2, 2016

Quick LightSwitch Application Powered by ActiveReports

With the ease of use that comes with the LightSwitch platform, it is, well, easy to understand why some developers like it. You can quickly create business apps in Visual… Read the rest.


October 6, 2015

Parameters 101: Section Report Basics

This is your comprehensive, one-stop spot for most everything you need to know about parameters, and how they can help you to deliver reports with data that is relevant to… Read the rest.

August 17, 2015

Webcast: Self-service reporting reinvented with ActiveReports Server

Call it self-service reporting or ad-hoc reporting, but the bottom line is that more and more business users are asking for access to corporate data so that they can build… Read the rest.

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