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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

FreeReport : FreeReport is reporting tool component. It consists of report engine, designer and preview. Its capabilities comparable with in QuickReport 3, ReportBuilder 3.52.



Capabilities of this component :
  • Band-oriented report generator.
  • Build-in powerful designer, also available in run-time.
  • Preview like in MS Word.
  • Fast like QuickReport1.
  • Compact code – w/o designer smaller than QR1.
  • Unlimited number of pages in prepared report.
  • Multi-page reports; composite reports; subreports; groups; multi-column reports; master-detail-detail reports; cross-tab reports; two-pass reports.
  • Full control over printing process; support all paper sizes.
  • Set of most useful components: Text, Line, Picture, Shape, OLE object,
  • RichText, RX Rich 2.0, Chart, Barcode.
  • TXT, RTF, CSV, HTML export.
  • Text search in prepared report.
  • Add-in component TfrDataStorage intended for creating tables and queries
  • in run-time like QRDesigner does. Especially for end-user reports. Supports
  • Interbase Express (IBX) and ActiveX Data Objects (ADO).
  • Editing pages of prepared report.
  • Build-in Pascal-like interpreter for handling of building process.
  • Report form can store in DFM resources, external file, BLOb field of DB table, or in stream.
  • Ability of expanding functionality by own report components, wizards,
  • function libraries.
Author: Alexander Tzyganenko

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