PDF Security and Custom Actions in Reporting R3 2016 Beta _870x220

Develop custom actions and enjoy PDF password encryption within your reports—part of the latest features in the new Reporting Beta.

In addition to all of the new features we introduced with the Reporting R3 2016 Beta 1, we now want to give you a taste of two new hot features.

Custom Actions

You are now able to invoke custom logic upon clicking on a particular report item from within the report viewers. That functionality comes via a new custom action and handlers. For example, clicking a textbox could show a dialog that allows you to edit the text and save the change, after which the report will re-render. In addition, this way you can implement tooltips based on the report item data context and custom UI.

PDF Security

PDFs are the closest thing the internet has to a paper document. They’re standard, they look the same on every system regardless of what fonts you have installed, and typically aren’t something users can edit.

As with paper documents, some PDFs are intended to be confidential. And if you want to protect a report rendered in PDF, we now support native password-protected encryption with owner and optional user passwords to secure the rendered PDF reports. This allows no one to even view the PDF document content unless they have a password.

Download the Beta

To download the beta visit your account download page. The beta download is available to everyone that has downloaded the latest official release, Telerik Reporting R2 SP1.

Your feedback is extremely valuable for us, so let us know what you think about the new Beta 2 release in the comments below or in our feedback portal. Additionally, feel free to contact our support team if you come across anything unexpected or have questions. Thank you very much in advance!

What's Next

We're working on a Table of Contents for all paged rendering extensions.

To real the full list of updates in this latest beta, you can check out the release notes. Stay tuned for more news about Telerik Reporting R3 2016!
About the Author

Petar Raykov

Petar Raykov is a Software Developer in the Telerik Reporting division. He has been a part of Telerik since 2010. Off work he enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and reading.

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