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Shilpa Sharma

Since graduating from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Shilpa Sharma has gained nearly ten years of experience in the software industry while working at GrapeCity. As a product manager, she enjoys learning new things and working with subject-matter experts on a daily basis. In her free time, Shilpa likes reading and travelling.

Recent Posts

How to add security and watermarks to PDFs

It's usually not enough to create a PDF with an API--most users also need to add security features, watermarks, and digital signatures. This blog walks you through how to do that in .NET Core with Documents for PDF.

8 ways to generate optimized PDFs using Docs for PDF

Documents for PDF has a wide variety of features and a small footprint, but you can optimize your PDFs even further by following these few quick tips.

Introducing GrapeCity Documents, high-speed APIs for Excel and PDF

We're pleased to announce the launch of a new product line to GrapeCity's family of components. GrapeCity Documents currently includes Documents for Excel and Documents for PDF, both .NET Edition and including support for .NET Standard 2.0.

Introducing GrapeCity Documents for PDF API for .NET Standard 2.0

Take a deeper look at the features available in GrapeCity Documents for PDF API library, available for .NET Standard 2.0.

Introducing GrapeCity Documents for Excel API for .NET Standard 2.0

Take a deeper look at the features available in GrapeCity Documents for Excel API library, available for .NET Standard 2.0.

Get started with Documents for PDF in Windows, Mac, and Linux

In this blog we'll walk through installing Documents for PDF; creating a document; and adding content to it.

How to deploy GrapeCity Excel API to Azure in 6 steps

For your cloud-based apps, here's how to deploy the GrapeCity Documents for Excel API in your Azure apps in 6 steps.

Get started with Documents for Excel in Windows, Mac, and Linux

Not sure where to start with the new Documents for Excel API? Here are the basics, plus a little deeper look into what you can do with charts and pivot tables with no Excel dependency.

How to generate PDF documents in code with Documents for PDF

In this blog we'll walk through installing Documents for PDF on Windows, Mac, and Linux; creating a document; and adding content to it.

Get started with WPF viewer for reports, PDFs, and SSRS

As of July 2017, you can now view reports and document objects like FlexReports, PDFs, and SSRS documents with FlexViewer for WPF. FlexViewer has already launched for WinForms, UWP, and ASP.NET MVC.

Embed charts in .NET reports with FlexChartField

FlexReport already includes many built-in chart options, but with FlexChartField, you'll have even more features and chart types at your fingertips.

Load, export, search, and print PDFs with .NET PDF Component and PDF Viewer

ComponentOne introduces C1PDFDocumentSource, a PDF Component that can read, print, and export your PDF documents without any third party PDF reader or software. It also acts as a key component to load and view your PDFs in C1FlexViewer — a cross-platform viewer that can load reports and document types. With C1PDFDocumentSource, you can view PDFs at run time, print them on hard paper, or convert them into other formats without having Acrobat Reader on your system.

Generate, view, and print a PDF file in .NET applications in one place

Generate, view, and print PDF files in your .NET applications in one place with ComponentOne PDF Tools.

C1Document: The underlying source of Reports and Documents

For a long time, you have been using ComponentOne reporting and document objects like FlexReport, C1PdfDocumentSource, and C1SSRSDocumentSource. But have you ever wondered how these objects are managed and what the underlying source that handles them in a uniform manner is?

How to Navigate from a Chart in a FlexReport

One feature of FlexChartField is that you can navigate from the FlexChart to some other point within a FlexReport. When the report involves numbers (either shown in a table or a chart), you can use this feature to offer additional information about a specific data point in the series: the methodology, for instance, or summary values.

How to use NoSQL in a .NET Report

NoSQL databases are popular because of their speed and cost advantages over more structured databases, and in this blog, we're walking through how to use NoSQL in a .NET report (FlexReport) using FlexReportDesigner.

How to Apply Grouping and Aggregates in .NET Reports Charts

Some special features are commonly present in charts in reports. Data aggregation is a common concept when it comes to showing aggregated data in reporting. FlexReport's FlexChartField's data can be aggregated over the record source.

Introducing FlexViewer, a WPF Report Viewer

With the 2016v3.5 release, you can now use FlexViewer for WPF (Beta) a full-fledged WPF report viewer for FlexReports.

Introducing New FlexChartField in FlexReport

As of January's Service Pack, you can take advantage of a new high-performance FlexChartField (Beta) to complete your reports' data visualisation needs. Its powerful and flexible data binding make adding data visualisation capabilities a simpler task in FlexReport. The FlexChartField is supported in FlexReport in all three platforms: WinForms, UWP, WPF.

Getting Started with C1Studio's Native WPF Reporting Tool

2016v3 Release adds native Reporting tool for WPF. FlexReport for WPF (Beta) adds capabilities to create reports in WPF, and render them in it's Report Viewer control - the FlexViewerPane (Beta). Here is some information you may want to go through -