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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: 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

What's New in ComponentOne Studio, January 2016

I’m pleased to announce a 3.5 interim release to follow up on our major release back in November. You’ll find a some great samples and bug fixes. Here's what's new in ComponentOne Studio.

January 13, 2016

ComponentOne Studio 2016 Roadmap

A high-level roadmap for ComponentOne Studio in 2016. By the end of 2016, core controls will be available in ASP.NET MVC, WinForms and WPF; UWP will have them all by the end of 2017.

January 8, 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

Convert Crystal Reports© to  FlexReport 

FlexReport’s FlexReportDesigner application offers an import option that allows you to import a Crystal Report (.rpt) file to a FlexReport (.flxr) file in just 5 basic steps. The resulting FlexReport layout is easy to work with and provides rich options to further enhance reporting capabilities—even more than C1Report.

November 15, 2015

What's New in ComponentOne Studio, 2015 v3

A comprehensive new of all the new features in ComponentOne Studio 2015 v3, featuring FlexReport for WinForms, FinancialChart for MVC, and FlexPivot for WinForms.

November 11, 2015

Video: Introducing FlexReport: A Fast, Flexible Reporting Tool for WinForms

An introductino to FlexReport, the new reporting tool that is twice as fast as C1Report.

November 11, 2015

.NET Reporting: Faster Rendering and Exporting with new FlexReport

ComponentOne Studio FlexReport's performance is twice as fast as existing C1Report.

November 4, 2015