June 14, 2016

Change permissions dialog with Read set for two roles and Full set for HR role.

Setting Report Permissions

On the Reports list page of the Administrator Dashboard, we can set report permissions and categories. Now that we’ve created a “Quick Start” category we can put a report in… Read the rest.


May 17, 2016

Reports Library window showing a couple of report nodes with several report parts in each

Avoid Drudgery with Report Parts

The best innovations spring out of our desire to avoid boring, repetitive, drudge work. This is why we bring you (*ta da!*) report parts. With the latest version of ActiveReports,… Read the rest.


May 16, 2016

The Categories page showing the HR category nested in the Quick Start category

Creating Report Categories

We use the Reports list to set report permissions and categories. But before we can set categories, we need to create them. We’ll start by creating a “Quick Start” category… Read the rest.


May 11, 2016

Report showing in HTML5 viewer

Viewing Reports

With ActiveReports Server, you can view end user reports created with the optional Designer Add-On. You can also upload reports created in the developer version of ActiveReports. All reports on… Read the rest.


May 10, 2016

StartPrint property in the Properties window

Web Printing Without Previewing

Pro Edition You can print a report from a web application without making your users preview it when you use the WebViewer in ActiveReports Professional Edition. In this article, I’ll… Read the rest.


May 9, 2016

Create New User dialog

Creating User Accounts

Here we will create three users who can log into the Report Portal and assign them to the roles we created. Users Setup Screen From the Security section of the… Read the rest.


May 6, 2016

PageBreakAtEnd property in Properties window

Adding Group Page Breaks

To display each data group on a separate page, you need to sort the data and add page breaks for each group. Where you do this depends on the type… Read the rest.


May 5, 2016

Create New Role dialog

Creating Roles

Once you’ve installed and configured ActiveReports Server, you can begin adding people to use it. Each person has a user account that belongs to a role. We’ll start by setting… Read the rest.


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.

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