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Loading ActiveX VSPrinter Documents into C1PrintDocument

Few years ago we had a sample for converting and viewing VsPrinter Documents (*.vp) files in C1PrintPreview (1.x) control. But after the introduction of 2.0 framework and merging of C1Report and C1Preview controls, the object model of the Preview controls changed.

C1Reports : Manipulating Connection String At RunTime

Using C1ReportDesigner is one of the easiest ways to create C1Report, wherein the connection string and all other properties of the report and its objects (sections, fields, sub-reports, etc.) are set. But, there might be certain scenarios where the user wants to change the connection string of C1Report and its objects at run-time.

Stacked Charts In C1Reports

The various types of Charts that can be displayed in C1Reports are Bar, Column, Scatter, Line, Area and Pie. However, 'Stacking' in Bar Charts is not yet provided by the Chart Custom Field.

C1Report : Selecting Fields at Run Time

C1Reports have not just made reporting easy; the customizations and features it offers have also added it in the list of user-friendly controls.

Adding DataLabels in Charts of C1Reports

Charts is one of the important features offered by C1Reports that is added as a 'Custom Field' in the reports. The Charts were included in C1Reports in 2004v3 release and since then many up-gradations in the same have been done from time to time. In order to get complete information about charting in C1Reports, you may refer to the following blog:

Customizing PaperSize & PrinterSettings of C1Report

C1Report allows us to create and print reports as per our requirements. Generally, the size in which the report is created is A4/Letter. However, there may be certain situations when the page size of the default printer of the machine is other than A4/Letter (say it is set to envelope or label) or the user wants to display the report in some custom size and print the report in the same displayed size.

Parameter Handling In C1Reports

C1Reports offers various features to it's users which make it easier for them to create and customize their data as per their requirements. One of them is to 'Add Parameters for Adding/Limiting Data'. This feature can be used to create reports with parameterized queries, allowing users to customize the report by adding/limiting the data that should be included in the report before it is rendered. One can specify a value for a report field, filter data, control sorting and grouping, and more allowing the user to display only the necessary data in the report.

Extending Borders/Vertical Lines of SubReport in MainReport

Adding vertical lines in C1Report was one of the implementation that was many a times queried/asked by our customers and has already been discussed in the following blog :

Adding Vertical and Horizontal Lines in C1Report

C1Report offers to create various reports either in un-bound or bound mode. The control offers 'n' number of formatting options that help the customers to create the reports as per their requirement.

Major Architectural Changes in C1Report

Many  of our customers have asked us queries in which they face problems while upgrading C1Report from an old version to the new one (especially when it is done from 2008 to the later versions). This is mainly because of the architectural changes in the control that have taken place over the period of time.