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Add Advanced Features to Word Documents in UWP Apps

Your Word document may have lot of flat text, but you may need to add more advanced features. In a .NET application, you can to add these features to Word documents in UWP apps using the rich API of C1Word library.

April 27, 2016

What's New in .NET Reports: FlexReport for UWP, FlexReport Designer, and FlexViewerPane

A comprehensive look at v1 updates for ComponentOne Studio's .NET Report tools.

March 16, 2016

Migrating from Crystal Report Subsections to FlexReport

If you’re currently a Crystal Reports user in search of a more convenient reporting tool, FlexReport's one-click migration supports subsections, a popular feature among Crystal Reports users.

February 24, 2016

Video: Batch Convert C1Report XML to FlexReport

If you've already got a collection of C1Report for WinForms reports, now's the time to upgrade your reports to FlexReport. With the XMLtoFLXRConverter sample, you can batch convert all of your C1Reports to FlexReport quickly and seamlessly, and you'll get all the great features, speed, and flexibility we've built into FlexReport.

January 27, 2016

Video: FlexReport: Using Sections and Subsections in .NET Reports

Sectioning out a report is a simple, intuitive method of improving both your and your user’s experience.

January 20, 2016

FlexReport Designer: Add a Background in a Report Section

Backgrounds are a great way to set off specific areas of a report. With the FlexReport Designer, editing the background of your .NET report involves the built-in color picker.

January 18, 2016

FlexReport: Export to PDF or PDF/A Format

Exporting to PDF or PDF/A format from FlexReport requires either a bit of code, or specifying a few settings in a dialog box. PDF/A format is especially useful for large reports that you might want to send to coworkers as a digital file, instead of printing and distributing it.

December 21, 2015

FlexReport Comparison: FlexReport vs. Visual Studio vs. ReportBuilder 3.0 vs. Crystal Reports

Comparison of FlexReport controls vs. Visual Studio's out-of-the-box features and ReportBuilder 3.0.

December 16, 2015

Add Dynamic Columns at Runtime with FlexReport

A quick tutorial on how to add dynamic columns at runtime in a report.

December 7, 2015

How C1Report Became FlexReport: An Interview

A discussion with three GrapeCity developers on how we evolved from C1Report to the new FlexReport reporting tool.

December 4, 2015

Viewing SSRS Reports with FlexViewer

FlexViewer not only allows you to view SSRS reports in WinForms, but it also supports a number of SSRS report features. In addition, it provides an extensive API to customize the viewer per user needs.

December 2, 2015

Video: A Guide to FlexReport Designer Features

While designing reports, what users look for, is how easy it is to use the Designer and implement the reporting features. They do not want to use complex mechanisms for using simple features. FlexReport Designer, makes report designing more flexible and efficient than before. Here is a simple walkthrough of the new features offered by FlexReport Designer.

November 23, 2015