ActiveReports 14
ActiveReports 14 User Guide / Export Reports
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    In this section, learn about the independent ways to export a report to different formats, and some export implementations.

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    Rendering Extensions Use the Render method in Rendering Extensions of the PageDocument class to render a page report and RDL Report to Image, Html, Pdf, Xml, Word and Excel formats.
    Export Filters Use the Export method of the corresponding ExportFilter class to export a section report, page report and RDL Reports. Exporting in Section Report is only possible through Export Filters
    Font Linking Learn how to get correct export output when fonts on a deployment machine do not have the glyphs that are used in a development environment.
    Custom Font Factory (Pro Edition) Explains adding custom fonts in PDFs when using export filters in a Medium trust level environment.
    Editable PDFs Learn about creating editable PDFs.

    The following table illustrates the supported export formats for section, page and an RDL report.

    Click the mark to see the implementation of the corresponding Export format.

    Export formats Section report Page report RDL report
    HTML: Export reports to HTML or MHT formats, all of which open in a Web browser. Rendering Extension
    Export Filter
    Pdf: Export reports to PDF, a portable document format that opens in the Adobe Reader. Rendering Extension
    Export Filter
    Rtf: Export reports to RTF, RichText Format that opens in Microsoft Word, and is native to WordPad.
    Word: Export reports to DOC, a format that opens in Microsoft Word. Word HTML (.doc)
    LibreOffice (.docx)
    Text: Export reports to TXT, plain text format that opens in Notepad or any text editor. Export reports to CSV, comma separated values, a format that you can open in Microsoft Excel.
    Image: Export reports to BMP, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, and PNG image formats
    Tiff: Export reports to TIFF image format for optical archiving and faxing.
    Excel Export Filter(XLS, XLSX)
    Rendering Extension - Microsoft Excel Worksheet - Layout(XLS, XLSX)
    Xml: Export reports to XML, a format that opens in a Web browser or delivers data to other applications.
    CSV: Export reports to a CSV file, a form of structured data in plain text. The text in a CSV file is saved as series of values separated by comma.
    JSON: Export reports to a JSON file, a text-based data format in which the data is stored in the hierarchical form.

    Note: In ASP.NET Core applications, supported export formats are - HTML, PDF, Docx, Text, Image, and Excel.