• .NET

    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,...
  • .NET

    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...
  • .NET

    Page Aggregates (Page Totals) in Telerik Reporting Q1 2011

    In some report scenarios, it is useful to include a page-scoped aggregate in Page Header or Page Footer section. As of Q1 2011, the powerful expression engine of Telerik Reporting has been extended with page aggregates, which allow you to add customizable sub-totals and summary data at the bottom of every page, such as total number of Unit X sold, or the average number of processes that have passed. You can add counts, sums, and averages to each page, even if your report consists of subreports and several tables. To add a page aggregate you need to utilize the new PageExec function that takes...
  • .NET

    Exporting Telerik Reports to PowerPoint Presentation (Q1 2011)

    One of the greatest new features in Telerik Reporting Q1 2011 is the PowerPoint Presentation Rendering Extension, which produces a PowerPoint Presentation file from any Telerik report. The new rendering extension is part of the newly introduced support for the Office Open XML standard which meets “the new workplace challenges that include easily moving data between disparate applications, and allowing users to glean business insight from that data." (Source: MSDN). Supporting the Office Open XML standard also means that Telerik Reporting can export its reports not only to Microsoft Office PowerPoint, but to Word, and Excel 2007/2010. The native Office Open XML support means that any document suite,...
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    Run Your Telerik Reports in the Cloud and Export Them to Word, PowerPoint & Excel 2007+

    As with every release, the Q1 2011 focus for Telerik Reporting has been on both -- the end-user and the developer. Analyze, Update, Present & Share Data Supporting the Office Open XML standard, developed by Microsoft for representing spreadsheets, presentations and word processing documents, was a natural evolution for Telerik Reporting. This notable end-user feature means that starting from Q1 2011 Telerik Reporting will be able to export its reports to 2007/2010 Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Word, and Excel documents. Native support for the Office Open XML standard means a couple of important things: Firstly, we are not simply exporting an image of the report,...