ANN: ReportBuilder 9.01 now available for Delphi 2005, Delphi 7, and Delphi 6!

edited December 2004 in General
Digital Metaphors Corporation announces the release of ReportBuilder 9.01!


ReportBuilder 9.01 includes VCL Win32 support for Delphi 2005, Delphi 7, and
Delphi 6.


Pricing: http://www.digital-metaphors.com/Subpages/Order/Overview.html

New Feature List: http://www.digital-metaphors.com/PDF/NewFeatures.pdf

New Feature Matrix: http://www.digital-metaphors.com/PDF/Matrix.pdf


Upgrade now!!


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Enhancements
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Version 9.01 - 12/14/2004
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1. TeeChart
- Added TeeChart 7.01 support for Delphi 7

2. File Devices
- Added streaming support so that PDF and other formats can
be generated directly to an output Stream that is assigned to the
FileDevice.

3. Demos
- Added two PDF examples to the main reports demo
(..\RBuilder\Demos\Reports\Demo.dpr)

4. Online Help
- Added topics TppPDFDevice and TppPDFSettings

Version 9.0 - 11/19/2004
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Designer Enhancements
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. new Object Inspector
. new Undo/Redo support
. new Workspace grid and snap-to-grid support
. new Toolbar/ToolWindow architecture

Report Component Library (RCL) Enhancements
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. new Rotated Text support, added Angle property for text controls
. new Border property for all controls
. new Anchor property enables control to reposition itself when the layout
changes.
. new PageBreak component for advanced control over pagination
. enhanced RichText MailMerge to support display formats & multiple
datapipelines
. enhanced DBImage to support AutoSize
. enhanced RCL architecture supports registering popup menu and design
controls
. new Report level events that enable parameter initialization and SQL
modification.


Report Output Enhancements
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. new PDF export

Data Access Enhancements
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. new Guid Field Type support
. new Guid Field Type data linking support

Report Engine Enhancements
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. improved support for calculations performed in page footer
. improved support for detecting layouts which result in infinite page
generation.

DADE Enhancements*
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. new Support for Guid Field Type Linking
. new SQLBuilder object for runtime sql manipulation

RAP Enhancements**
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. new Report level events that enable parameter initialization and SQL
modification.
. new SQLBuilder class to dynamically modify sql

EndUser Guide Enhancements**
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. new Learning to RAP Guide


* These features in ReportBuilder Professional and Enterprise only.
** These features in ReportBuilder Enterprise only.



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Fixes for Version 9.01
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1. Designer

- Some users experienced stack faults and slow performance
- Undo support when a Region and its contents are selected

2. PDFDevice

- Fixed issues related to regional settings that use a ','
as the decimal separator
- Fixed issue related to handling wmf images

3. Engine

- Fixed case for reports have an invisible detail band. The new
logic that checks for infinite page generation conditions, erroneously
raised an exception.



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

4. EndUser Designer

- Using the TppDesigner.ShowComponents feature resulted in an AV

5. ReportExplorer

- When empty and the Save dialog can encounter a list index out of bounds
error when saving the first item.
- when an empty folder is selected the enable item options logic did not
fire.
This could result in items not being enabled and disabled properly.

6. TdaSQL

- Searching on the string 'Select ' was mistaken for a sub-select
statement.



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


5. RAP

- OnPageRequest RTTI was not defined

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Regards,

Digital Metaphors
http://www.digital-metaphors.com
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