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|We are happy to announce the release the Stimulsoft Reports.Fx product line version 2012.1. Stimulsoft Reports.Fx product line includes the products Stimulsoft Reports.Fx for Flex, Stimulsoft Reports.Fx for PHP, Stimulsoft Reports.Fx for Java. The latest version of products includes several improvements and performance enhancements that make it easier to use all of the innovative features in Stimulsoft Reports.Fx. Among them are new chart types, new data adapter Firebird, compression of requests/responses for client-server application and many more.
The new version of our product has a unique opportunity to create report themes. The report theme provides an opportunity to format the entire report with one click. In addition, there were added some special tools to create and work with the report themes in the styles editor. We have added a set of styles ready to be applied. Created report themes can also be used in report wizards.
Hiding Headers of Bands
This new option provides the ability to hide the headers of page bands. This option is useful if a page space is not enough and bands are needed to be arranged compactly. Also, it allows more accurately see the report page layout. A new option is available in the View tab of the toolbar.
Displaying Order of Components
This new option provides the ability to display the order of components located in the report page. If there are lots of components, this will facilitate the process of report designing. In addition to displaying the index number of the component, all nesting levels, and their order is displayed. The numbers are separated with dots.
Clipboard and Report Checker
Now you can copy the error message to the clipboard. It can be applied using the special button on the Report Checker toolbar. Now you do not have to remember or manually rewrite the message of the report generator, just press the button and the message will be copied to the clipboard.
Function Save a Copy
We have added new feature to save a copy of any item in the data dictionary. The button to save a copy is available in the editing item dialog. This feature will significantly speed up the process of creating new items in the data dictionary, based on existing ones.
New Types of Charts
We have expanded the list of supported charts with Radar and Bubble. Now you have even more opportunities to design reports with diagrams.
The new Firebird data adapter
A new data adapter for Reports.Fx for PHP was added. Now you can create reports using data from Firebird databases. The total number of data adapters for PHP version now is 7.
Supporting for HTML tags
You can now use basic HTML tags in the text displaying mode Wysiwyg. The reporting tools support such tags as bold and italics font style, color and text background, font type and size, as well as some other HTML tags.