RPX with parameters and Sub Report linking with parameters

Posted by: sheri-fp on 4 August 2017, 2:52 pm EST

  • Posted 4 August 2017, 2:52 pm EST

    <P>Hi Support,</P>
    <P>I use your ActiveReports Pro 2 and have been trying to figure out how to attach an rpx sub form with parameters to an existing rpx report that also needs to have parameters.</P>
    <P>The reports are generically designed and bound to there datasource.  I want to be able to launch these reports and append the parameters the user selects to the existing rpx datasource. </P>
    <P>I also need to add rpx sub reports to the existing rpx and apply parameters to it as well.</P>
    <P>I've  downloaded and looked at all of your examples I have found, and still can't figure this out.</P>
    <P>Your help and an easy to understand example would be greatly appreciated.</P>
    <P>Thanks</P>
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 2:52 pm EST

    If you want to contain all of your code in the rpx, you will want to use script.  To dynamicly assign a sub report you will want to instantiate a report object, load the layout of the appropriate report, then assign it to the subreport control.  This will work if all the code is in the .rpx.<br>
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 2:52 pm EST

    <P>Yes, Brian I read and reviewed all the posts and downloaded all the examples on this site. </P>
    <P>It's just that the sub report examples are not real clear and they don't include parameters (I know there are parameter examples).</P>
    <P>I am under a strict deadline and would be willing to pay for an easy to understand example that provides both reports, sub reports and parameters for rpx(s).  I could use paypal if necessary.</P>
    <P>Thanks,</P>
    <P>Sheri</P>
    <P> </P>
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 2:52 pm EST

    <p class="Code">"SELECT * FROM products INNER JOIN
    categories ON products.categoryid = categories.categoryid WHERE
    products.supplierID = <%supplierID%>"</p><br><p class="Code">Is an example of an sql statment that you place in a subreport.  <%supplierID%>  will be replaced with the value of whatever is in the supplierID field on the parent report for that record.</p><p class="Code">Here is a link to where to find the walkthrough.</p>The sub report will automaticly check the parent's datasource for that field.<br>
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