Our product Stimulsoft Reports.Net is becoming more and more poweful. In our new release we add new properties, realize new functionality, and, on the whole, make some steps in the product development to simplify work of our customers and, simultaneously, increase capabilty of a report generator.

Please, read about some significant changes realized in this version:

  • Add: The StiReport component is reprocessed for full operational capability in Visual Studio.Net. Methods for attaching data to the report, report designer call, report wizard and rendered report viewing without VisualStudio.Net quitting is added.
  • Add: New Developer FAQ.
  • Add: Live Demos, which demonstrate ability of the report generator, are added.
  • Add: The ZipCode component is added.
  • Add: Translation the interface into Czech, Lithuanian is added.
  • Add: The following BarCodes such as Code93, Code93Extended, Postnet, Plessey, Msi are added.
  • Add: The HorAlignment property for the BarCode component is added. This property controls of the BarCode alignment by the width.
  • Add: The VerAlignment property for the BarCode component is added. This property controls of the BarCode alignment by the height.
  • Add: The Angle property for the BarCode component is added. This property controls of the BarCode rotation.
  • Add: The new StiPage.Border property is added. This property allows to specify the page border.
  • Add: The new StiPage.LargeHeightFactor property is added. This property indicates how many times does the page size should be increased while using the LargeHeight property.
  • Add: The special application for fast installation/deinstallation of assemblies of the report generator in GAC, and for fast call of NGEN for assemblies of the report generator is added.
  • Add: The ability the WebViewer localization is added. In the StiWebViewer.LocalizationFile property you may specify the path to the file of localization.
  • Add: The new property StiWebViewer.UseCache is added. If this property is false then the report cannot be saved in cash for subsequent extraction.
  • Add: The new StiWebViewer.ButtonImagesPath property is added. This property allows you to indicate for the report generator the path to the icons of the toolbar. If this property is empty then images will be transmitted dynamically while displaying a page.
  • Add: The new StiReport.Dictionary.Restrictions property is added. This property allows to you set restrictions on operations with elements of the dictionary. For example, to restrict the column editing add the following code: Restrictions.Add("Customers.CustomerID", StiDataType.DataColumn, StiRestrictionTypes.DenyEdit).
  • Add: The new StiEnumerableToDataSet.PropertiesProcessingType property is added. The new property allows to control of visibility of properties of business objects which are marked as Browsable(false) attribute.
  • Add: Verification of the Browsable attribute for business objects is added. Properties which are marked as Browsable(false) cannot be used in the report.
  • Add: The ability to load report assembly from stream is added. For this purpose use the StiReport.GetReportFromAssembly.
  • Add: The new StiOptions class is added. In this class, for convenience, a lot of parameters for the report generator are assembled.
  • Add: The text rotation (0, 90, 270 degrees - MS-Word restriction) in the rtf export is added.
  • Add: The Unicode in the rtf export is added.
  • Add: The Arabic language support is added to the pdf export.
  • Add: The ability to convert standard digits into Hindi digits. The StiOptions.Export.Pdf.ConvertDigitsToArabic property is used for this purpose.
  • In addition you can specify which of two variants of digits (standard and eastern) must be used while converting. The StiOptions.Export.Pdf.ArabicDigitsType property is used for this purpose.
  • Add: The new StiPreviewCotrol.PrintingDocument statistic event. This event allows you to control of printing from the window of preview.
  • Upd: The Date system function is substituted for Today. The Date function also exists.
  • Upd: The blocking of the assembly file after report compilation is removed. Now this file can be deleted or overwritten without application rerunning right after the compilation.
  • Upd: The StiWebViewer is reprocessed. The button for printing a report (export to pdf) and the button for saving a report are added.
  • Upd: The BarCodeType property of the BarCode component is completely reprocessed. All errors are checked.
  • Upd: There is no longer restriction on using both grouping and columns on the band in the AcrossThenDown mode together. The report which shows how to use grouping with columns (SimpleGroup with Columns) is added.
  • Upd: When setting PrinterSettings PaperSource, Duplex, and Collate are additionally considered.
  • Upd: Correction of the function of the automatic change of a size.
  • Upd: The WinControl component output is improved.
  • Fix: Export of images to rtf - size, background filling etc is fixed.
  • Fix: Problem with the PropertyGrid localization is fixed.
  • Fix: In some reports the HeaderBand was ignored. Now this problem is fixed.
  • Fix: The problem of compound reports compilation is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect building of Clone components is fixed.
  • Fix: Auto synchronization and calculated columns are corrected.
  • Fix: The error in StiReportResponse.ResponseAsPdf method is checked.
  • Fix: The error in Open Page command in the Report Designer is checked.
  • Fix: Some bugs in UserSource.
  • Fix: Small bugs.
Our product Stimulsoft Reports.Net is becoming more and more poweful. In our new release we add new properties, realize new functionality, and, on the whole, make some steps in the product development to simplify work of our customers and, simultaneously, increase capabilty of a report generator.

Please, read about some significant changes realized in this version:

  • Add: Special pack for each version of .Net Framework: .Net Framework 1.0, .Net Framework 1.1 and .Net Framework 2.0.
  • Add: The new StiCrossTab component. This component allows you to create compound cross reports quickly. In the Demo application a lot of samples of how to use this component are represented.
  • Add: The new StiEmptyBand band. When printing, this band fills the empty space on a page. EmptyBand fits you for rendering reports - typographical forms as an example. In Demo you will find the category of reports created with use of Reports with EmptyBands. Reports of this category show the new EmptyBand band usage. And also show the PrintAtBottom category usage.
  • Add: Export to Csv of a rendered report is added.
  • Add: New property PrintAtBottom. This property allows you to print data footers or footers of grouping on the bottom of a page. The property is added to GroupFooter and Footer bands.
  • Add: New property StiText.AutoWidth. This property is created for correct processing of text component size changing.
  • Add: New property StiShape.Style. This property is used for identification of Shape components border style.
  • Add: New property PrintOnEvenOddPages. The StiHeaderBand, StiFooterBand, StiPageHeaderBand and StiPageFooterBand are added. The property controls of bands printing on even and odd pages.
  • Add: New property StiText.RenderTo. In this property the Text component is specified. In the Text component the text that was not put in the current Text component will be output. Documentation is updated.
  • Add: New property StiPage.PrintOnPreviousPage. The value of this property specifies that the page will be rendered starting with the free space of the previous page.
  • Add: New property PrintIfEmpty. StiReportTitleBand and StiSummaryBand properties are available. The value of this property specifies whether bands will be output even if there are no data on a page.
  • Add: The new Page Size function in the window of preview. This function allows you to change parameters of a page directly in the window of preview.
  • Add: Translation the interface into German, Spanish, Spanish (Latin America) is added.
  • Add: The new StiReport.CacheAllData property is added. If to set this property in true then all data, before rendering, will be loaded in one DataSet. This allows you to create relations between data of different sources.
  • Add: The new StiReport.ConvertNulls property is added. The property indicates whether it is necessary to convert null and DBNull values in values by default.
  • Add: The system queries are updated. The new ReconnectOnEachRow property is added into all sql data sources. If to set the value of this property in true then, before rendering of each new group in Master-Detail reports, data source will be renewed.
  • Add: In the window of new connection with the data base a new ability to verify connection is added.
  • Add: In Rtf export some parameters of compatibility for more correct text output are included.
  • Upd: After export to Rtf the document is opened in the page layout mode by default.
  • Add: The following report samples: Multi-Column Group, Master-Detail with Null Height.
  • Upd: Work with the data dictionary is updated. The Dictionary bookmark is removed. All functions now can be found in the Dictionary docking window.
  • Upd: Improved the speed of report rendering.
  • Upd: The formation of names relations is changed.
  • Upd: When importing the scheme, adding the scheme, adding the dictionary and synchronization names of data and relations are checked on duplicates. If duplicates of names are identified then names correction occurs.
  • Upd: Added support a text angle in exporting to PDF.
  • Upd: Tree of bookmarks support is added in PDF.
  • Upd: Hyperlinks support is added in PDF.
  • Upd: Drag&Drop full support in the text and expressions editor is added.
  • Upd: Redesign the window of editing the highlight condition.
  • Upd: The system of work with data is updated. Now filters and sorting can be applied to the data source of any type.
  • Upd: Improved export to txt.
  • Upd: Simplified the interface of all exports.
  • Upd: Work with images, primitives and RTF objects in all exports is updated.
  • Fix: The PrintIfEmpty property .
  • Fix: The error of closing the report designer while opening another report.
  • Fix: Incorrect sorting in columns with names with blanks is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect saving of DESC sorting is fixed.
  • Fix: The error when quitting the repot designer in .Net 2 is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect work of the DockStyle toolbar is fixed.
  • Fix: There was incorrect exporting of a page with landscape orientation in the Rtf.
  • Fix: In Rtf export the calculation of the frame size in the Frames mode is fixed.
  • Fix: Improved the export to Rtf.
  • Fix: Incorrect view of data sources from XML Database is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect report loading with custom border color is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect StiCounterText component output.
  • Fix: Error of compilation when using the VB.Net as a script language jointly with the RichText or multiline text objects.
  • Fix: Error of the MasterComponent property setting of the PropertyGrid is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect rendering of the tree of bookmarks in the window of preview.
  • Fix: Small bugs.
Our product Stimulsoft Reports.Net is becoming more and more poweful. In our new release we add new properties, realize new functionality, and, on the whole, make some steps in the product development to simplify work of our customers and, simultaneously, increase capabilty of a report generator.

Please, read about some significant changes realized in this version:

  • Add: The following hotkeys are added in to the Designer: Control + B bold font, Control + I italic font, Control + U underlined font, Control + L align left, Control + E align center, Control + R align right, Control + J align width, Control + '-' decrease font size, Control + '+' increase font size.
  • Upd: Improved the filter.
  • Upd: Improved the selected focus move with use of arrow keys.
  • Upd: Improved the text search in the window of preview. The Match Case and Match Whole Word options of search are added.
  • Upd: Small improvements.
  • Fix: Incorrect work of groups with KeepGroupTogether flag.
  • Fix: Incorrect report rendering with use of cloning is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect work of the Shift function is fixed.
  • Fix: Incorrect output of a component in the Properties docking window when running the Designer.
  • Fix: Small bugs.
Our product Stimulsoft Reports.Net is becoming more and more poweful. In our new release we add new properties, realize new functionality, and, on the whole, make some steps in the product development to simplify work of our customers and, simultaneously, increase capabilty of a report generator.

Please, read about some significant changes realized in this version:

  • Add: New reports creation in the Designer is completely updated. Now you can choose four ways of report creation. They are: a blank report, a report, based on template, a report creation with use of master of report creation and previously saved report loading.
  • Add: Stimulsoft Reports.Net is translated into French, Italian and Portuguese (Brazil) languages.
  • Add: The first part of documentation with description of report creation is added.
  • Add: New text editor, code editor, expressions editor, and sql queries editor. Syntax highlighting, outlining and many other features are supported.
  • Add: New ability to calculate totals in a column is added. For this you should put a new component with an aggregate function in the ColumnHeader band or the ColumnFooter band.
  • Add: New ability Quick Info is added to output various information about components. Due to this feature editing in the Designer has become quicker and handy. The control button with the new feature can be found on the toolbar - Standard.
  • Add: Now Stimulsoft Reports.Net supports WYSIWYG for the text. For control use the WISIWYG property of the Text component.
  • Add: New property - StiReport.ReportDataSources. Using this property you can add data sources for the report directly to VisualStudio.Net.
  • Add: A few report templates are added to Demo.
  • Add: Export to XML format of a rendered report is added.
  • Add: When exporting reports to PDF format, national symbols are supported.
  • Add: When exporting reports to PDF format, Unicode support (Acrobat 5 and higher) is supported.
  • Add: A PDF file packing is added.
  • Add: In the export dialog, the option for using only built-in fonts of PDF is added.
  • Add: A new ability to build in fonts being used into the PDF file.
  • Add: A new ability to drag the data source from the data dictionary on a page is added.
  • Add: Now for creating components you can drag a component from the toolbar on a page or on form.
  • Add: Export from the window of preview is updated.
  • Add: New property StiReport.ManualBookmark. This property allows you to build a tree of bookmarks by custom.
  • Add: New property - StiPage.LargeHeight. Using this property you can set a very big height for a page in the Designer. This allows you to put maximal number of bands on a page when report designing.
  • Add: New static property - StiDesigner.DontAskSaveReport. If to set this property in true then when you exit the designer the save dialog box will not be displayed.
  • Add: Three new static events - StiDesigner.LoadingDesigner, StiDesigner.ClosingDesigner and StiDesigner.ClosedDesigner are added.
  • Add: New property - StiWebViewer.RtfCodePage. This property allows to specify the code page for the Rtf export.
  • Add: New property - StiWebViewer.PdfEmbeddedFont. This property controls of fonts inclusion in to the PDF file.
  • Add: New property - StiWebViewer.PdfStandardFonts. This property controls of using standard fonts in the PDF file.
  • Add: New events - ColumnBeginRender and ColumnEndRender. ColumnBeginRender - occurs when the column rendering starts. ColumnEndRender - occurs when the column rendering finishes.
  • Add: The new Auto Connect in Designer property into options of Designer is added. This property controls of automatic connection with data.
  • Add: The new Show Used Objects is added. This property controls of highlighting of objects used in the dictionary designer.
  • Add: New static property - StiConfig.DefaultReportConfigPath. This property allows you to specify the path for saving report configurations.
  • Add: New static property - StiDesigner.DefaultDesignerConfigPath. This property allows you to specify the path for saving designer configurations.
  • Add: New static property - StiDesigner.DefaultDockingPanelsConfigPath. This property allows you to specify the path for saving docking panels configurations.
  • Add: New button to Dictionary Designer Export Xml Data. It allows you to save all data from the dictionary as Xml files.
  • Add: Automatic calculation of a check digit on EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A bar-codes.
  • Upd: Attention! Stimulsoft Reports.Net is no longer supports modifiers. Modifiers can be automatically removed from a report while loading. All reports with use of the CompleAllIfCompleteThis modifier will work without correction.
  • Upd: Attention! A new principle in the CopyStyle tool work. Now you should select a component for copying style and then choose the CopyStyle tool. After this you may copy the style for other components.
  • Upd: Improved the HTML export compatibility with the FireFox browser.
  • Upd: Improved the HTML export in the span mode.
  • Upd: The View Data function in the data dictionary is updated. This function displays data from all data sources except the UserData.
  • Upd: Overall optimization of a report generator work with memory.
  • Upd: The system of a size control and component position using cursor keys is improved. Now when you hold down the Control key the position of a component is being changed by one grid spacing. When you hold down the Shift key the component is being scaled up or down by one grid spacing. When you hold down both Control and Alt keys the position of the component is being changed by one lower-range value of a unit. When you hold down both Shift and Alt keys the component is being scaled up and down by one lower-range value of a unit.
  • Upd: Resize and repositioning via using mouse is improved. Now, if to click and hold down the Alt key, then the size and position will be changed, and alignment to grid will be ignored.
  • Upd: Now there is no need to call the ScriptUpdate method. This method is called automatically before compilation.
  • Upd: Now for creating components you can drag a component from the toolbar on a page.
  • Upd: Corrected the report generator work in multithread environment.
  • Upd: Updated page size setup when printing.
  • Upd: Improved the StiLogService service. Now it records logs in Trace. The speed of work is improved.
  • Upd: Improved the conversion of one type of data into the another one in the data dictionary.
  • Upd: Improved null values or DBNull values processing in the data dictionary.
  • Fix: Incorrect calculation of control sum in Code128 bar-codes.
  • Fix: Incorrect rendering of nested groups, sometimes.
  • Fix: Incorrect work of the HideZeros property and report export into other formats.
  • Fix: Report creation from the compiled assembly in Asp.Net.
  • Fix: Problem with saving the value of the PrintIfEmpty properties of the Footer and ColumnFooter bands.
  • Fix: Incorrect calculation of the Column system variable when column in the DownThenAcross mode output.
  • Fix: Repaired error in the StiCheck component work.
  • Fix: Incorrect behavior of the editor of the SystemText component.
  • Fix: Problem of incorrect output of properties in Properties after zoom has been changed.
  • Fix: Problem of incorrect selection after copying components while holding down the Control key.
  • Fix: Problem of incorrect dialog boxes height of a report when XP themes are turned on.
  • Fix: Problem with a report loading. In the BeginRenderEvent event of a report, after a new report has been loaded, a script remained.
  • Fix: Bugs.
Our product Stimulsoft Reports.Net is becoming more and more poweful. In our new release we add new properties, realize new functionality, and, on the whole, make some steps in the product development to simplify work of our customers and, simultaneously, increase capabilty of a report generator.

Please, read about some significant changes realized in this version:

  • Add: New StiBarCode component. BarCode types such as EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-Sup2, UPC-Sup5, 2 of 5 Standard, 2 of 5 Interleaved, Code 39, Code 39 Extended, Codabar, Code 128a, Code 128b, Code 128c, EAN 128a, EAN 128b, EAN 128c are supported. In next versions other BarCode types will be added.
  • Add: New report in Demo - BarCodes.
  • Add: A unique ability to localize reports. See the new project - GlobalizedReport.
  • Add: New StiComponent.Alias property. This property allows to set alias for all components (including pages). This alias will be output everywhere instead of component name. This allows to make report more readable.
  • Add: Two new static events - StiPage.PagePaint and StiPage.PagePainted. These events are called before and after painting of a page.
  • Add: New template - Copyrights. This template illustrates how, using new static events, to output copyright on a page.
  • Add: New export - in Windows Metafile format.
  • Add: New options of component markers output are added.
  • Upd: Now when Shrink and Grow functions are in process invisible components are not taken into calculation.
  • Upd: First report launch time is reduced.
  • Upd: General optimization of the report generator.
  • Upd: New mode of positioning components in a band. Now, if the component intersects with the band it is considered to be positioned on the band. This allows to escape several mistakes in work with designer.
  • Fix: Work with bulk of pages in designer is accelerated.
  • Fix: The problem of saving docking windows configuration is remedied.
  • Fix: The problem with export of text blocks with fractional font size in rtf format is remedied.
  • Fix: The problem of saving colors adjusted by a user in a file of a report is remedied.
  • Fix: The problem of manual input of color components is remedied.
  • Fix: The problem with export of images in html format is remedied.
  • Fix: The problem with incorrect synchronizing of sql data sources.
  • Fix: Bugs.