ReportBuilder 16.0 is now available including Delphi XE7 support

Digital Metaphors Corporation announces the release of ReportBuilder 16.0!

ReportBuilder 16.0 includes VCL support for Delphi XE7, XE6, XE5, XE4,
XE3, XE2, XE, Delphi 2007, and Delphi 7.


New Feature List:


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Version 16 - 10/24/2014

- Delphi XE7 support for VCL Win32
- Delphi XE7 support for VCL Win64
- New Delphi XE7 REST Service components*
- New Delphi XE7 Mobile Client components*

* RB Enterprise for XE7 only

REST Service Components
- All New
- Quickly and easily build a REST server to publish RB reports
- Components:
- RestService, processes REST requests
- RestReportProvider, use to implement report modules
- ReportDirectory, supports reports stored in files or database

REST Mobile Client Components
- All New
- Quickly and easily build apps for iOS and Android
- Components:
- RestClient, communicates with REST server
- MobileExplorer (FMX), use to browse nested report directory
- MobileViewer (FMX), use to preview reports

- Added multi-object selection support for report object tree
- Improved transparent image rendering for layout workspace
- Set Component.DesignLayer property via object inspector

- New GMap component for incorporating Google maps in reports!
- Crosstab vertical text
- ExportMetafileAsBitmap property added to TppImage, TppDBImage
- ExportRTFAsBitmap property added to TppRichText, TppDBRichText
- AutoScale feature added for all 2D Barcodes

- Advanced Printer Dialog options for PDF, XLS, RTF
- Preview page-navigation links
- Enhanced thumbnail support for drilldown reports

Output Devices
- New XlsxReport Device! (Delphi XE2 and later)
- New XlsxData Device! (Delphi XE2 and later)
- XLS/Xlsx, improved accuracy of right aligned text
- XLS/Xlsx, added XLSSettings.DefaultBands property for XLSData
- XLSData, added XLSSettings.PreserveLineBreaks property for XLSData
- XLS/Xlsx, add support for display formats with non quoted chars
- XLSReport, added support for IncludeSingleHeader, IncludeSingleFooter
- XLSData, export RichText, Checkbox as plain text
- HTML, enhanced to render Border as CSSStyle (no image required)
- HTML, enhance to render text color as CSS Style
- HTML, added TppXHTMLStyleSingleFile properties for HtmlPage, CssSheet
- HTML, remove image dir, when not used
- Text, export RichText, Checkbox as plain text
- Text, export RichText, Checkbox as plain text
- PDF, interactive PDF form fields
- PDF, interactive PDF checkboxes
- PDF, UniqueFile property added to PDF device
- PDF, AddDate property added to PDF device
- PDF, enhanced metafile support
- PDF, Unicode characters now supported in document properties
- PDF, page-navigation link support
- RTF, RichTextAsMemo feature added to RTF Device
- Email, new Thunderbird email plugin
- AllowNewFile property added to TppFileDevice

- Apply Report.PrinterSetup changes to Page.PrinterSetup

- daFireDAC, enhanced for Delphi design-time support
- SQL, support for re-ordering tables (auto-fix joins)
- SQL, support for :ParamName references in table join conditions
- QueryDesigner, save/restore ListView column positions for each page
- QueryDesigner, support for re-ordering tables (auto-fix joins)
- QueryDesigner, available tables list can be sorted by clicking on cols
- QueryDesigner, support for :ParamName references in table join
- TableJoin, allow :ParameterName in expression

- Designer, Display System Constants in RAP Code Toolbox
- Designer, auto-focus code editor and position cursor, when code loads

*features may vary by ReportBuilder Edition and Delphi version
*RB 16 includes support for nine Delphi versions:
D7, D2007, DXE, DXE2, DXE3, DXE4, DXE5, DXE6, DXE7

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