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    Telerik Reporting: Get to Know Your Tools

    March 03, 2009 Share
    Another webinar is down in the history books. Last Thursday I hosted Telerik Reporting: Get to Know Your Tools, an hour-long webinar which focused on the toolbox items available as part of Telerik’s Reporting tool. I covered all 8 report items, from the TextBox to the Chart to the Barcode, in detail. Thanks to those who attended, I hope you found the content to be useful. If you missed it, don’t worry; the webinar was recorded and is now available on Telerik TV for your viewing pleasure. Click here to view Telerik Reporting: Getting to Know Your Tools on Telerik TV For the...
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    Telerik Reporting: Filtering Your Reports Using Report Parameters

    March 02, 2009 Share
    Users can control how data is used in a report by taking advantage of the Report Parameters feature in Telerik Reporting. You can add parameters to your reports at design time through an editor, at runtime through a user interface in the Report Viewer, programmatically, or via a SubReport parameter collection. In this post I’ll show you how to set up a report that allows users to enter parameter values through the UI of the Report Viewer. This functionality provides users with the means to filter their reports quickly so that only the most relevant data is displayed. Setup the Report To get...
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    Telerik Reporting: Using the PictureBox Item

    February 20, 2009 Share
    Telerik Reporting comes with all essential report items in the Visual Studio toolbox to help you more easily design rich reports. One such report item, the PictureBox, is used to display images on a report. The PictureBox is simple and easy-to-use like the other report items, but in this post I’d like to highlight a couple of its features so that you can take full advantage of its capabilities. Specifically, I will discuss the data binding and layout features that are unique to the PictureBox item. Data Binding Binding image data to a PictureBox report item is very straight-forward. If you’re using the...
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    Reporting: assembly scoped user functions

    February 18, 2009 Share
    Hi guys, We've been having requests for the feature in the title for some time and finally we were able to introduce it in the Q3 SP2 release.  Generally user functions allow you to extend the default behavior of the Telerik Reporting engine. They are public static  (Public Shared in VB.NET) methods that should always return a value and can take an arbitrary number of input parameters depending on your needs. They are public static, because they are not related to a concrete instance of a report. They are executed by the expression engine and work in the context of the report processing. If you...
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    Reporting 101 Webinar

    February 16, 2009 Share
    I recently hosted a Reporting 101 webinar where I gave an hour-long overview of Telerik’s Reporting tool. For those of you who missed it, and for those who would like to see it again, it is now available on Telerik TV for your viewing pleasure. Click here to view the Reporting 101 webinar on Telerik TV If you are interested in more advanced Telerik Reporting topics, stay tuned as I will be bringing you another Reporting webinar on Thursday, February 26th. The topic will be announced this week, so keep an eye on my blog or Telerik.com for more details. For those of...