Export capabilities are a great feature for any grid or chart, and it is a common requirement to use the data or visualization from these controls in reports. ComponentOne ASP.NET Wijmo has an export service which caters to this requirement for ASP.NET Wijmo Controls and widgets. This service is available with the Studio ASP.NET Wijmo installer as well as the Enterprise\Ultimate installers. When you are using the Wijmo widgets you can take advantage of the service with the Enterprise version. The general requirement of the service is as below:
- Microsoft Windows 7: IIS 7.0 or higher with ASP.NET 4.0 (.NET framework 4.0).
- Microsoft Windows 8: IIS 7.0 or higher with ASP.NET 4.5 (.NET framework 4.0).
Note: You may update .NET framework 4.0 in Microsoft Windows 7 or Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2468871, for more information. When you install Studio for ASP.NET Wijmo, the service installer can be located at C:\Program Files (x86)\ComponentOne\Studio for ASP.NET Wijmo as shown:
Let's install the service and inspect it's working. Double click the installer to start installation. You should get the following screen. Click Next. Click Install. The installer starts the installation, and then you should get the license activation as illustrated below: Enter the information and a serial number and then click next. This should activate the license for the service. After activation, click finish on the installer screen to complete the installation. The service is installed and a "C1ASPNETExportService" node is create in IIS.
Right click on the "C1ASPNETExportService" nodeand click explore. You should be able to see the service binaries at C:\ProgramData\ComponentOne\C1ASPNET\C1APNETExportService as shown below: