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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

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 -

Using the WPF Report Viewer in an MVVM Application

As of 2016 v3 release, FlexReport for WPF is now available in beta! Let's look at the basics of MVVM and how Flexreport can be integrated into your MVVM app.

View PDFs in UWP Apps with FlexViewer

ComponentOne Studio UWP Edition adds a new object for viewing PDF Files in FlexViewer. The new PDFDocumentSource (Beta) helps you to bind FlexViewer with PDF files using simple lines of code. At the same time, you can take advantage of advanced viewing features on PDF.

New PDF Viewer in FlexViewer for WinForms

FlexViewer, as the name suggests, is a flexible, powerful report and document viewing tool introduced in November 2015, with the support of viewing FlexReport, C1Report and SSRS Documents.

Introducing Report Viewer for UWP

You can now view your FlexReport in new Report Viewer control for UWP called FlexViewer. With v2 release, we've maximized your reporting and viewing functionality.

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.

Create In-App Word and RTF Documents in WinForms, UWP, and WPF

Develop Microsoft Word © documents from your data with C1Word, a powerful, extensible UI-less library available for UWP, WinForms, and WPF. This beta's object model is easily programmable and provides all the advanced properties and methods required to generate both MS Word and RTF documents. The Document created using C1Word can be used in application to export/email data in standard Microsoft Word Document format, so that it can be further used. The C1Word generated documents can also be stored in file system for later use, or in any database that supports file streams.

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.