FastReport in Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE2

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: New! FastReport VCL Embarcadero Edition is now included in RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2 and C++Builder XE2

New! FastReport VCL Embarcadero Edition is now included in RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2 and C++Builder XE2

FastReport® VCL is an add-on component that allows your application to generate reports quickly and efficiently. FastReport® provides all the necessary tools to develop reports, including a visual report designer, a reporting core, and a preview window. FastReport VCL Embarcadero Edition is included at no extra charge the Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate and Architect editions of Delphi XE2, C++Builder XE2 and RAD Studio XE2. 

Features of FastReport VCL:

  • Advanced report designer
  • Data Grouping and Master-Detail reports
  • Caching of the big reports
  • Exports to popular formats (PDF, RTF, HTML, BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, TxT, CSV)
  • Report inheritance
  • UNICODE support
  • Report encryption
  • Nested reports by using sub report object
  • Dot Matrix reports
  • Linear barcodes
  • Composite reports

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Move up from FastReport VCL Embarcadero edition to other editions from Fast Reports, Inc for additional functionality

 

Embarcadero

Basic

Standard

Professional

Enterprise

Report Design Features

Just-in-time localization

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Object inspector localization

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Multiple Report Pages

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Multiple Bands on Page

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Right to Left Text Support

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

UI Localization

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Final Report Modification

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Event handlers

no

no

yes

yes

yes

RunTime end-user designer

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Visual SQL builder

no

no

no

Yes

Yes

Report Objects

Special Bands (Footers, Headers)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Hyperlink Embedding

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

SingleLine Texts

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

MultiLine Texts

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

HTML-formatted Texts

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

RTF-formatted Texts

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

BMP Pictures

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Metafile Pictures

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

JPEG Pictures

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

PNG Pictures

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

ICO Pictures

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Charts

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Barcodes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Gradients

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

CheckBoxes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Arrows

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Simple Geometry Objects

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Vertical Bands

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

Cross Tabs

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

Dialog forms designer

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Internal datasets

no

no

yes

yes

yes

InterBase Express (IBX), IBOjects, ActiveX Data Objects (ADO), dbExpress support

no

no

yes

yes

yes

 

 

 

 

 

Exports

PDF

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

RTF

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

HTML

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

TXT

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, EMF

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

CSV

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

ODS, ODT

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

Excel Binary

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

Excel XML

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

E-Mail

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

XLSX, PPTX, DOCX

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

DBF

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

Additional features

Script

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Source code

no

no

no

yes

yes

Components for web-applications

no

no

no

no

yes

Converters from

Quick Reports

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Rave Reports

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Report Builder

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

           

Learn more about all the FastReport editions that you can move up to, and purchase from Fast Reports >

New! FastReport.net v.1 Embarcadero Edition is now included in Embarcadero Prism XE2 and RAD Studio XE2

Use FastReport.net to create reports for your Prism .NET applications.

FastReport.net features include: Windows Forms components, export the prepared report to image formats, Report objects: Text, Picture, Shape, Line.

Why do developers choose FastReport?

  • Technological leadership
  • Time leadership
  • More subtle and quick to address the needs of the customer

Learn more at www.fast-report.com!




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