ANN: ReportBuilder 10.01 is now available for Delphi 2006, Delphi 2005, Delphi 7, and Delphi 6!

edited February 2006 in General

Digital Metaphors Corporation announces the release of ReportBuilder 10.01!

ReportBuilder 10.01 includes VCL Win32 support for Delphi 2006, Delphi 2005,
Delphi 7, and Delphi 6.

Overview & screenshots:

New Feature List:


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Enhancements for Version 10.01 - 2/24/2006

Designer Enhancements
- Added Theme support for Designer Notebook Tabs
- Save/Restore Design selection when switch tabs
- Added snap to grid support for sizing a control

RCL Enhancements
- PrintHumanReadable property added to the 2DBarCode component

String Translator Application
- updated for RB 10 strings

Fixes for Version 10.01 - 2/24/2006


- edit toolbar now supports multi-selection (edit box, combo boxes).
- ToolWindows now restore docked width
- Sort field alias list that is displayed in the edit toolbar
- Sort field alias list that is displayed in the report wizard
- Edit toolbar combo boxes now support auto completion (i.e. Pipeline list,
Field list).
- Format toolbar buttons for center and right justify were switched
- Improved Design Preview exception handling (exceptions that occur during
report generation)
- When switching to subreport tabs in the designer, sometimes an AV occurs
- Fixed registration of rbIDE resource file used for international language
- TppDesigner.OnTabChange event passed incorrect NewTab value
- When using XPMan the spin controls did not look quite correct
- Designer.MergeMenu did not properly clone Separator items
- Past undo support was not working correctly
- Group Header/footer menu does not display group dialog
- Snap to grid for y pos is only accurate for the header band
- Grid options Size does not immediately change the workspace
- rulers do not always stay in sync - when scrollable area changes
- when workspace gets focus, it incorrectly auto scrolls to the top


- Renamed Toolbar resource file to ensure uniqueness
- TmyCheckbox .dcu files were not installed correctly
- 2DBarCode fix for PDF417 encoding in which Data contains a sequence of
more than 13 digits
- 2DBarCode BarWidth and BarHeight changes are rendered correctly


- Fixed issue where shapes were filling with a black background color if a
brush pattern was used.


- Fixed issue where Right aligned text was being cut off when not autosized
in PDF.

----> Professional <----------


- When using PostgreSQL database type, modified to use the AS operator for
field aliasing
- Fix for case in which a query contains a field with the same name from
two tables and both are used for autosearch.


- Advantage EndUser example update
- Modified Dynamic Load Subreport demo to suppress report explorer locate
record event while loading the subreport template.

----> Enterprise <----------


- RAP calc dialog was not initialized properly
- Renamed RAP Editor resource file

Enhancements for Version 10.0 - 2/9/2006

- Delphi 2006 support

Designer Enhancements
- new internal architecture - extensive rewrite
- new XP style toolbars (supports themes)
- new XP style menus (support themes)
- new XP style popup menu (supports themes)
- new XP style tabbed notebook
- new XP style dockable tool windows
- new XP style icons
- enhanced Object Inspector to support multi-selection
- enhanced popup menus to support multi-selection
- new RAP Code Editor**

Report Component Library (RCL) Enhancements
- new 2D BarCode component: PDF417 and MaxiCode
- support for TeeChart 7.06 (Delphi 2006, Delphi 2005, Delphi 7)

Report Output Enhancements
- XP style Previewer
- new built-in Email capability w/plug-in architecture including Outlook,
MAPI, Indy plug-ins
- enhanced PDFDevice architecture to support registering "Renderer" classes
for each DrawCommand class

Report Explorer Enhancements*
- new XP style toolbars, menus, popup menus, icons
- optimized performance (new ItemTemplatePipeline property)
- enhanced to support Report Designer MRU (most recently used) Items

Visual Data Access Enhancements*
- new XP style tabs, toolbars, tool windows, menus, popup menus, icons
- enhanced scrollable work space
- new stored procedure custom DataView example (RBuilder\Demos\EndUser
Databases\SQL Server\ADO\Stored Procedures)

RAP Enhancements**
- new XP style tabs, menus, popup menus, icons
- new professional style RAP code editor

Server Enhancements***
- XP style Client Report Explorer
- optimized Client Report Explorer performance (new
ReportExplorerVolume.ItemTemplatePipeline property)

*ReportBuilder Profession and Enterprise Editions
**ReportBuilder Enterprise Edition
***ReportBuilder Server Edition

Fixes for Version 10.0 - 2/9/2006

- Subreport destroy bug fix.
- MDI destroy bug fix.

- Rotated text was not aligned correctly when text is assigned via the
component OnGetText event.
- Images loaded via code were not exported to PDF/XHTML because the
internal image name was not updated.
- Fixed case in which Anchor bottom (i.e. ShiftWithParent) is True and the
stretchable object uses 0 space.
- CheckBox Color property was not supported
- Barcode dialog was not getting free'd when it closes. (It was getting
freed when the app ends)

- Fixed PDF transparency issues with right and center aligned text.

----> Professional <----------


- dbExpress plug-in did not reset the internal client dataset when SQL is
modified (i.e. AutoSearch)
- Fix for SQLBuilder to better support adding a field by its name
(Description or SQLFieldName)
- Fix for TdaSQL to better support adding a Calc field to the SQL Order By

----> Enterprise <----------


- fix for case in which a report definition is loaded into a childreport
and some of the RAP event-handlers have to be removed (i.e.

Digital Metaphors


  • edited February 2006
    How does one get the update?

  • edited February 2006
    Haven't received an email with download link yet!


  • edited February 2006
    If you are registered user of RB 10 and did not receive email notification,
    please send an email request and include your serial number and registration
    info to

    New trial versions can be downloaded from

    Best regards,

    Nard Moseley
    Digital Metaphors
  • edited February 2006
    Thanks, have done so.


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