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    Running Telerik Reports in the cloud with Windows Azure Part 2

    Download Telerik_Reporting_in_Azure (C# VS2010) - 1.69 MB As we bragged in the SP1 of Telerik Reporting Q1 2011 Available post, besides the improved performance and optimized server resources, the XAML rendering extension can now be used in Windows Azure. That is why we decided to update our cloud demo to show the reports in the Silverlight report viewer as well (which utilizes the XAML rendering). You can learn how to use the Silverlight report viewer from the Getting Started with the Silverlight Report Viewer for Telerik Reporting video. The updated demo site can be seen at http://telerikreporting.cloudapp.net/. The good news is there is nothing specific that has...
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    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...
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    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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    Connecting Telerik Reporting to SQL Azure via Entity Framework

    January 11, 2011 Share
    Download SqlAzure.EntityFramework (C# VS2010) - 160KB In the previous blog post from the series we discussed how to connect Telerik Reporting to a SQL Azure database using Open Access ORM with the OpenAccessDataSource component. Now it is time to demonstrate how to perform this with another very popular ORM – Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework and the EntityDataSource component. For the sake of this example we assume an existing SQL Azure account with the Adventure Works sample database already installed. Let’s start with a new ADO.NET Entity Data Model. To connect to the SQL Azure database specify the server name and the login credentials of your SQL Azure account, then choose the AdventureWorksLTAZ2008R2 sample database as shown below: To create the entity model,...
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    New video on Telerik Reporting's Sales Dashboard is available

    October 12, 2010 Share
    A couple of weeks ago we mentioned that we have been working on updating the videos which come with the Telerik Reporting Demos to reflect the updates we have introduced to them, namely updating them with interactivity and the new datasource components.  A few days ago we uploaded a new how-to video about the Sales Dashboard, which shows the exact steps of how we created our main dashboard demo. Watch the video and leave your feedback! You can also review the first video on the Product Catalog Demo. ...