Image report item displays static or dynamic images in a report. Static images can be embedded into a report template. Dynamic images come from an external source, such as an URL or a data set field containing image data in
The drop-down editor of the
Image property in the
Appearance section provides a quick way to choose the image source.
Sharedtab enumerates image files that reside in the same folder as the report template
Embeddedtab contains the list of embedded images
Databasetab shows the fields from the report datasets
Selecting any of the items on these tabs automatically sets the following properties that can also be configured manually if you click the
expand icon on the right side of the
Sourcespecifies where the image come from
External- URL or a file on the local file system. For instance, the Get Started with Banded Reports walkthrough uses the option to display employee photos.
Embedded- embedded report images. ActiveReportsJS demo reports, such as the Simple Table use this option to show the company name logo in the page header.
Database- a data set field that contains the image data in
Valueexpression is an image Id, for instance the
MIME Typeexpression specifies the image type. Supported types are
In addition, you can specify how an image should be arranged within a bounding box:
Image Sizingdetermines the relation between the report item size and one of the image: *
Clip- if the image size is larger than the report item size, then the image is cut off *
Fit- the image size is expanded or contracted to fit into the report item's bounding box *
FitProportional- the image size is expanded or contracted to fit into the report item's bounding box, preserving the width to height ratio *
AutoSize- the report item size is automatically set to the image size
Vertical Alignmentare applicable for the
FitProportionalsizing modes: * If the image is clipped, then these properties determine which portion of the original image displays within the report item's bounding box. * If the image is fit with preserving the width to height ratio, then these properties determine the image's alignment within the report items' bounding box.
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