• .NET

    Working with Report Templates in the Report Designer

    October 17, 2012 Share
    The Report templates in Telerik Reporting hold the initial report layout and styling, and allow for creating reports with consistent look and feel. They save time by skipping the repetitive tasks associated with building a new report every time, so that users can focus on the specific requirements of the new report. These tasks may include setting page sizes, connecting to data sources, defining headers and footers (such as adding a logo and page numbers), as well as styling. In Q3 2012 you can create, load, and reuse such report templates in the standalone Report Designer. Creating a Report Template is...
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    Telerik Report Designer

    February 20, 2012 Share
    With Q1 2012 release the highly anticipated Telerik Report Designer has arrived - a desktop application for creating reports, utilizing the power of Telerik Reporting. The Telerik Report Designer features a simple ribbon interface and all the necessities for intuitive report creation like report items, wizards, explorers, all of them situated in a comfortable multi-document interface. This allows power users to create and edit ad-hoc reports on the fly.  Creating a report is simple and the output is saved as XML report definition (.trdx or Telerik Report Definition XML) in a proprietary XML format, which can be shared with other users. Your...
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    Reset PageNumber per Report Group

    February 07, 2012 Share
    Download Telerik_Reporting_Reset_PageNumber_per_Group (C#) - 4.72 KB In Telerik Reporting, the PageNumber object can only be used in the page header and page footer sections. It contains the current page number and its value is increased with one for every new page. In some scenarios, it is useful to alter the page number based on a condition and the most frequent scenario being asked is resetting the PageNumber after each group. The powerful expression engine of Telerik Reporting allows you to accomplish this easily with the help of page aggregates and tiny bit of code. Basically the idea is to check what is the last group on a page and if it...
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    How to use SharePoint List for Telerik Reporting Datasource

    SharePoint provides types and members in the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client namespace for accessing SharePoint remotely from a client computer or server. To get started with SharePoint client object model you will need Microsoft.SharePoint.Client and Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime assemblies. You can copy these DLLs from the %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\ISAPI folder of the server that runs Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010. Using the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client types you can get access to SharePoint List data. However in order to have design time support (Telerik Reporting Data Explorer, Wizards and Expression editor) with SharePoint as data source, you will need the following SharePointDataSource helper class. This class manages the SharePoint credentials,...
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    SP1 of Telerik Reporting Q1 2011 Available; Brings Improved Performance in Silverlight and WPF

    Yesterday we dropped a new minor version of Telerik Reporting Q1 2011. Among the plentiful fixes, you will find some important improvements, aided to improve the overall operation of the product, both in design time and run time. Performance Improvements in Rendering Silverlight and WPF Reports The XAML rendering extension now uses a new lightweight mechanism that overcomes issues related to highly concurrent multi-threading applications. The new XAML rendering removes the STA thread requirement when generating Silverlight and WPF reports, which leads to improved performance and optimized server resources. The new rendering aims at improving the rendering speed of large SL and...