Press Release Summary:
Suited for application developers, FastReport VCL 4.5 for Delphi/C++Builder includes all necessary tools to develop reports, including visual report designer, reporting core, and preview window. Program features support for Unicode UTF-8 in email export, script event called OnReportPrint, and converters for obtaining reports from competing report generators. End users can edit templates and available reports, convert reports to 15 formats, and send reports by email directly from application.
Original Press Release:
New Fastreport VCL Offers Leading-Edge Converters
Fast Reports' Current Offering Won Product of the Year Award from Delphi Magazine
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Jan. 17, 2008 - Fast Reports Inc. today announces the immediate availability of FastReport VCL 4.5 for Delphi/C++Builder, a major new release of the report generator that was honored with the Product of the Year for Borland Delphi Award from Delphi Magazine (http://www.delphizine.com). The new version delivers many new changes since the last release and available immediately at www.fast-report.com.
FastReport VCL 4.5 for Delphi/C++Builder continues the tradition of reporting excellence and innovation, delivering a comprehensive set of new features for report designers and application developers. Among them there are new converters for obtaining reports from competing report generators - ConverterRB2FR.pas for converting reports from Report Builder, ConverterQR2FR.pas for converting reports from QuickReport. Besides, there is an added support for several applications in e-mail export (for example, HTML with images). Some other important changes include a support for Unicode UTF-8 in e-mail export, an opportunity to change the path to the templates in the designer and a newly added script event called OnReportPrint. These and other changes give much greater flexibility and power to those developers who want to integrate award-wining Business Intelligence into their software.
Product at a glance
FastReport VCL is an add-on component that enables 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. The product can be used in the Borland Delphi 4-2006 and Borland C++Builder 4-2006 environments. There is a wide range of objects used in a report (text, image, chart, barcode, etc.) and data-formatting tools - everything necessary to create professional-looking reports. The most amazing feature in FastReport VCL is its performance. In about 20 minutes, it's possible to generate the first report from scratch. The product has a very small footprint. It adds fewer Kb to your application than any other reporting tool with comparable features. No additional DLLs are required.
Adding FastReport VCL to your application is a breeze. You need to put several necessary components on the visual form, then connect to needed data sources and make a report form. It's as easy as working in Corel Draw. The end user who got FastReport VCL in an application can edit templates and available reports, convert reports to 15 formats (such as PDF, XLS, RTF, and ODF), and send reports by email directly from the application.
For additional information on FastReport VCL 4.5 for Delphi/C++Builder, please visit http://fast-report.com/en/products/report-generator-for-delphi-fastreport-4.html.
Pricing & Availability
FastReport VCL 4.5 for Delphi/C++Builder runs on Windows XP/2000/Vista/2008, supports Delphi 4, 5, 6, 7, 2005, 2006, 2007, C++Builder 4, 5, 6, 2007. The product starts at $79 (US) for Basic Edition. Additional information on the product is available at www.fast-report.com.
Product page link: http://fast-report.com/en/products/report-generator-for-delphi-fastreport-4.html
Direct download link: http://fast-report.com/en/download/fast-report-4-download.html
Company website: www.fast-report.com
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