• .NET

    Using Report parameters UI to sort by column

    November 21, 2008 Share
    Our 'series' of tips and tricks for Telerik Reporting continues with this neat approach to sort the report by column. We would create a sample report using the AdventureWorks database that comes with our examples and use a single table with few columns that are easy to remember namely FirstName, LastName, Title .. you know the drill :) In order to use the built-in parameters area of the report, we would need to create a report Parameter that lists the column names. We can do that by creating a Business object that holds this for us:   public class ColumnSelector : DataTable     {        ...
  • .NET

    New Reporting rendering engine - a foundation for what it is to come next year

    November 12, 2008 Share
    Hi guys! We suppose that you have already downloaded our Q3 version (released last week) and you're enjoying the new rendering engine. For those of you who missed what's new, I'll list it here once again: Official release of the Project Upgrade Wizard - no more upgrade hassles. Our Upgrade Wizard would take care of that for you. New Report Rendering Engine, offering:   Excellent rendering performance The new rendering engine optimizes the usage of system resources (memory consumption and processor loads) during data processing and ...
  • .NET

    Telerik Reporting - Tips and Tricks

    October 31, 2008 Share
    What better source for tips and tricks for your beloved Reporting product, than a blog spot right from the kitchen where the product is ‘mixed’. As of this post, we would like to start a small series of tips and tricks that make a developers’ life sweeter. We’re not going to discuss general topics, so if you’re looking for answers for one of those questions – please review our documentation and our forums. As you can guess, the sub-report item, which lets you display one report within another report is widely used in Telerik Reporting.  It lets you compose complex reports from...
  • .NET

    Custom Toolbar for the Web ReportViewer

    October 23, 2008 Share
    Our insatiable commitment to deliver more than expected in every aspect of our products resulted in me being curious, if we are as flexible as we think and whether one can always achieve his goal be it out of the box or with custom solution using our API and other controls if necessary. Hmmm what could that custom solution be – how about a custom Toolbar for our web ReportViewer. For those of you, who are unfamiliar with our Web ReportViewer , here is a short description – it is designed to render Telerik Reports within ASP.NET projects and it has a toolbar that...
  • .NET

    Could a WinForms app get any slicker?

    It's finally out! As promised, we compiled this cool demo that uses a very simple but slick carousel UI. Now you can just give it a spin! The download contains updated versions of several other Telerik Windows Forms demos that we have recently added to our portfolio, such as a RadGridView exporting demo, which features our great Telerik.Reporting solution: I'll be very glad to have your feedback on this. Have fun!...