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    Using the HTML Viewer
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    HTML Viewer is the default viewer type of the WebViewer control, and provides a scrollable view of the report one page at a time. It includes HTML representations of the toolbar as well as the sidebar that contains ParametersExport and Search panes.

    HTML Viewer Properties

     

    Property

    Description

    BookmarkStyle Specify whether to use HTML bookmarks, or none.
    CharacterSet Select from 15 character sets to use for the report.
    IncludePageMargins Specify whether to keep page margins on reports in the generated HTML.
    OutputType Specify whether to use DHTML or HTML for the output.
    RemoveVerticalSpace Specify whether to keep white space, for example at the end of a page not filled with data before a page break.

    The HTML Viewer downloads only HTML and javascript to the client browser.

    HTML Viewer Sidebar

    Sidebar Element Name Description
    Display Sidebar Displays the sidebar that includes the Search, Export, and Parameters panes.
    Search Displays the Search pane.
    Export Displays the Export pane where you can select an export format and options for the report you are previewing.
    Parameters Displays the Parameters pane. If a report does not have parameters, the Parameters button not displayed.

    HTML Viewer Toolbar

    The HTML viewer toolbar offers various ways to navigate through reports.

    Toolbar Element Name Description
       Go to First/Last page Jumps to the first or last page of a report.
      Go to Previous/Next page Navigates through a report page by page.
    Current page Displays the current page number and page total. Enter the page number to view a specific page.
    Refresh Refreshes the report.
    History: Back to Parent Returns to the parent report in a drill-down page report or RDL report.
    History: Go Back

    Navigates to a previous page in a parent report in a drill-down page report or RDL report.

    History: Go Forward

    Navigates to a next page in a parent report in a drill-down page report or RDL report.

      Move Tool A move tool that you can use to navigate the report.
    Zoom Out Decreases the magnification of your report. 

    Zoom mode Displays the current zoom percentage which can also be edited. Allows you to select from the available zoom options - 50%, 100%, 150%200%, 300%, Fit to Page, and Fit to Width.

    Zoom In Increases the magnification of your report.

    Toggle Fullscreen Switches to a Fullsreen mode.

    Print Displays the Print screen to specify printing options.

    Single Page View Shows one page at a time in the viewer.

    Continious View Shows all preview pages one below the other.

    Galley mode Provides a viewer mode which removes automatic page breaks from an RDL report and displays data in a single scrollable page. This mode maintains page breaks you create in the report.

    HTML Viewer Parameters

    The HTML viewer allows you to view reports with parameters. The Parameters pane shows up automatically. To show or hide the Parameters pane in the sidebar, click the Toggle Sidebar button in the Toolbar.

    In the Parameters pane, you are asked to enter a value by which to filter the data to display.

    To filter the report data, enter a value or set of values and click Preview.

    If a report does not have parameters, the Parameters pane of the sidebar is not displayed.

    HTML Viewer Export

    To display the Export pane, click Export in the sidebar. The Export pane lets you enter parameters for exporting a report that you are previewing. The available format options are Excel 2003, Excel, Word 2003, Word, PDF, CSV, JSON, XML, Tagged Image, and Web Archive.

     

    After you set all necessary export properties, click Export.

    HTML Viewer Search

    The Search pane lets you enter a word or phrase for which to search within the report. Under Use these additional criteria, you may optionally select additional criteria. When you click Search, any results appear in the Find results list. Click an item in the list to jump to the item you selected and highlight it.

     

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