Localizing the Active Reports Designer

In ActiveReports, the report designer control and associated dialogs can be localized. This walkthrough illustrates the basics of setting up localized strings for the ActiveReports report designer control. The walkthrough is split up into the following activities Creating a new Visual Studio project Using the Windows Resource Localization Editor for the resource files Running the Satellite Assembly Utility to create a satellite assembly Adding the ActiveReports Report Designer control to the...

Walkthrough Merging Reports

ActiveReports allows you to merge two or more reports in Visual Studio for previewing in the viewer control or printing. The document containing the merged reports can also be saved to an RDF file or exported. This walkthrough illustrates how to create two ActiveReports and merge the reports into one document. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding two ActiveReports to a Visual Studio project Connecting the reports to a data source Adding controls to both reports to...

Walkthrough Bookmarks with Grouping

ActiveReports allows Bookmarks to be easily set up and used with grouping by adding code to the Detail_Format event of the report and in the group header Format event. This walkthrough illustrates how to set up and use Bookmarks with grouping in a report. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding an ActiveReport to a Visual Studio project Connecting the report to a data source Adding controls to the report to contain data Adding code to the Detail_Format event Adding...

Walkthrough Rich Text and Field Merging

ActiveReports supports field merged reports using the RichText control. The RichText control can contain field placeholders that are replaceable with their values (merged) at run time. This walkthrough illustrates how to create a mail-merge report using the RichText control. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding an ActiveReport to the Visual Studio project Connecting the report to a data source Adding controls to the report to contain data Adding fields to the...

Walkthrough Scripting and Subreports

ActiveReports allows you to use scripting to permit reports saved to an XML file to contain code. By including scripting when the RPX files are saved into XML, the reports later can be loaded, run and displayed directly to the viewer control without needing to use the designer. This walkthrough illustrates how to use scripting when creating a subreport. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding two ActiveReports to a Visual Studio project Connecting the subreport to a...

Walkthrough Hyperlinks and Bookmarks

ActiveReports allows you to use the hyperlink property to reference back to the bookmarks collection. This walkthrough illustrates how to add to add hyperlinks to a report which reference items in the bookmarks collection and create a directory to match the items in the bookmarks collection. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding two ActiveReports to a Visual Studio project Connecting the main report to a data source Adding controls to the reports to display data...

Walkthrough Bookmarks with Subreports

ActiveReports allows Bookmarks to be easily set up and used in subreports by adding code to the Detail_Format event of the parent and child reports. This walkthrough illustrates how to set up and use Bookmarks in a subreport. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding two ActiveReports to a Visual Studio project Connecting the parent report to a data source Adding controls to the report to contain data Adding the code needed to save the current record's CategoryID to use...

Walkthrough Master Detail Reports with Subreports

ActiveReports allows you to create Master Detail reports by using subreports to retrieve and group data. This walkthrough illustrates how to create a Master Detail report with subreports. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding two ActiveReports to a Visual Studio project Connecting the Master report to a data source Connecting the Detail report to a data source Adding controls to the report to contain data Adding code to retrieve the subreport data at run time To...

Walkthrough Using Data Sets Containing Relationships with Subreports

In ActiveReports for .NET, data sets with relationships can be used to populate fields in subreports. Note Subreports will not render PageHeader Footer sections. This walkthrough illustrates how to use data sets with relationships in nested subreports. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding three ActiveReports to a Visual Studio project Adding controls to each report to display the data Setting the data connection for the reports, creating and filling data adapters...

Walkthrough Scaling Pages

This walkthrough illustrates how to set scaling to print a report. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding an ActiveReport to a Visual Studio project Connecting the report to a data source Adding controls to the report to contain data Adding code to the Windows Form to set scaling To complete the walkthrough, you must have access to the NorthWind database NWind.mdb . Adding an ActiveReport to a Visual Studio project To add an ActiveReport to your project 1. Open a new...

Manually Configuring Web Samples

Installing the Sample Web Application To install the sample web application 1. In the Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools. Double-click Internet Information Services Internet Services Manager for Windows 2000 to open its dialog window. Installing the Sample Web Application To install the sample web application 1. In the Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools. Double-click Internet Information Services Internet Services Manager for Windows 2000 to open its dialog window....

Efult Wei Site Properties

When connecting to this resource, the content should come from A share located on another computer O A redirection to a jJRL H Script source access 0 Read Write 0 Log visjt. 0 index this resource Application Settings Application name Starting point Execute Permissions Application Settings Application name Starting point Execute Permissions In the Application Mappings window of the Application Configuration dialog, select the list item with .aspx in the extension column and click Edit. Note that...

Walkthrough Summary Fields

In ActiveReports, summary fields can be added to any section to calculate totals, counts, averages and other aggregations. The summary field's placement dictates when the section containing the field, and sections after it, will be printed. A section with a summary field will be delayed until all the calculations are completed. This allows summary fields to be placed ahead of the corresponding detail. Summary fields are calculated according to the textbox's Summary properties. A summary textbox...

Report and Page Settings

Settings Options Dialogbox Net

With ActiveReports, page setup in your report can be modified at design time, as well as at run time. The Page Setup dialog can be accessed by selecting Report gt Settings from the toolbar menu. Parameters - Microsoft Visual Basic .NET design - rptParams.rpx Design Report Project Build Debug Format lools Window Help rptParams.rpx Design Fornnl.vb rptParams.vb rptParams.rpx Design Fornnl.vb rptParams.vb From the Page Setup dialog, changes can be made to the report margins left, right, top and...

Adding code to the Webconfig file to enable HTTPHandler

Double-click the Web.config file in the Solution Explorer window. 2. In the XML view, add the following code in the Globalization section at the end ActiveReports HttpHandler Configuration lt add verb path .rpx Version 3.0.0.1592, Culture neutral, PublicKeyToken cc4 9 67 7 7 7c4 9a3ff gt lt add verb path .ActiveReport ActiveReports.Web, Version 3.0.0.1592, Culture neutral, PublicKeyToken cc4967777 lt add verb path .ArCacheItem ActiveReports.Web, Version 3.0.0.1592, Culture neutral,...

Walkthrough Simple Subreports

ActiveReports allows reports to contain any number of child reports by using the Subreport control. Child reports, or subreports, are executed each time the parent section i.e. the section in which the Subreport control is placed is printed. Note Subreports will not render PageHeader Footer sections. This walkthrough illustrates how to set up a bound subreport by setting the Subreport control's Report property to the child report and how to modify the subreport record source from the data in...

Group on Unbound Fields

ActiveReports allows you to set up grouping in unbound reports. When setting up grouping, the group header's DataField property is used in the same manner as a textbox's DataField property to retrieve the grouping data from the database. This walkthrough illustrates how to set up grouping in an unbound report. This walkthrough is split into the following activities Adding an ActiveReport to a Visual Studio project Adding code to connect the report to a data source Adding controls to contain the...

Walkthrough Page Numbering in the Page Footer

With ActiveReports, page numbering can be easily applied to a report using the PageFooter section. This walkthrough illustrates the basics of setting up page numbering in the PageFooter section. The walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding an ActiveReport to a Visual Studio project Connecting the data source to a database Adding controls to the report to contain data To complete the walkthrough, you must have access to the NorthWind database Nwind.mdb . When you have...

Adding code to the Web Form to export to HTML To write the code in Visual Basic

This creates an event-handling method for WebForm1's Page_Load event. Add the following code to the Page_Load event. Double-click on WebForm1. This creates an event-handling method for WebForm1's Page_Load event. Add the following code to the Page_Load event. The following example shows what the code for the method looks like Private Sub Page_Load ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs Handles MyBase.Load Dim rpt As New ActiveReport1 Try rpt.Run...

Walkthrough Creating Advanced Report Layouts

ActiveReports provides flexibility in creating advanced report layouts. The following information demonstrates how to set up different types of reports based on the output needed. ActiveReports supports newspaper column layout in both the Detail and Group sections. You can render the columns either horizontally or vertically in the section with options to break the column on Group section i.e. start a new column on the change of a group . ActiveReports can be used to print any label size by...

Walkthrough Deploying Active Reports Web Applications

With ActiveReports for .NET, Web applications can be set up for deployment by including the ActiveReports deployment .msm file in your Visual Studio deployment project. This walkthrough illustrates how to create a deployment project in ActiveReports for a web application. This walkthrough is split up into the following activities Adding an installer project to an existing ActiveReports web project Adding the ActiveReports .msm file Adding the ActiveReports application to the installer Deploying...

Report Execution

ActiveReports report execution begins by raising the ReportStart event. At this point, accessing data source properties might cause Datalnitialize to fire. The report validates any changes made to the report structure in ReportStart. If Datalnitialize is not fired during the ReportStart event, it will be fired. The data source will be opened. If there are any parameters in the data source with unset values and ShowParameterUI is set to True, ActiveReports displays a parameters dialog and fires...

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