Introducing the Crystal Reports Visual Studio 2010 WPF viewer
page 5 of 6
by Eric Landes
Feedback
Average Rating: This article has not yet been rated.
Views (Total / Last 10 Days): 43676/ 114

Creating Reports

With this new control it is the little things that make the new control worthwhile.  For instance when paging through the report, there are nice animated transitions.  This makes the paging experience elegant for users. 

When the user of the report drills down, a tab opens within the viewer.  This way the report is open at the same time as the drill down.  It is extremely simple to get back to the original report this way.  See Figure 2 for an example of this.

Figure 2

For the end user exporting, the addition of XLSX allows exporting to a Microsoft Excel Workbook.  Limited testing proved that this export put the data in correct columns.  That looks like a clean export experience.

For the report designer the experience includes the ability to preview the report while designing in Visual Studio.  You can upgrade to Crystal 2008 if you want the ability to edit on the preview page.


View Entire Article

User Comments

No comments posted yet.






Community Advice: ASP | SQL | XML | Regular Expressions | Windows


©Copyright 1998-2014 ASPAlliance.com  |  Page Processed at 4/20/2014 10:15:20 PM  AspAlliance Recent Articles RSS Feed
About ASPAlliance | Newsgroups | Advertise | Authors | Email Lists | Feedback | Link To Us | Privacy | Search