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ReportBuilder 21.0 is now available

edited August 2021 in Announcements
Digital Metaphors Corporation announces the release of ReportBuilder 21.0!

ReportBuilder 21.0 includes VCL support for Delphi 10.4 Sydney, Delphi 10.3 Rio, Delphi 10.2 Tokyo, Delphi 10.1 Berlin, Delphi 10 Seattle, Delphi XE8, Delphi XE7, XE6, XE5, XE4, XE3, XE2, Delphi 2007, and Delphi 7.

Overview: http://rbwiki.digital-metaphors.com/general/whats-new/rb-21/

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

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Version 21.0 - May 20, 2021

- new Designer.AutoSave boolean property
- new Designer Win 10 per monitor High DPI improvements
- new TextFileName property editor to use DefaultFileDeviceType

Enhanced High DPI - v2 Per Monitor DPI
- Windows 10 / Latest Delphi
- Virtual Image List (scaleable images)
- Form/Dialog save/load state
- Toolbars/ToolWindows

- new PDFComponent
- embed PDF documents in reports (similar to section subreport)
* requires PDFReader plug-in: PDFium or WPViewPDF
- new BarCode 128 - GS1 improvement
- AutoEncode, CodeSet C must encode only pairs of 0-9, exclude FNC1
- new 2DBarcode, Rotation support (90 degree increments)
- new QRCode, Exclude UTF8 BOM (Byte Order Mark) property
- new Checkbox, FieldTitle property (PDF form fields)
- new DBImage, Automatically load image from URL DB value
- new $Desktop file path variable support
- new RichText support for Superscript, Subscript
- new RichText.CharFormat: TppTextAttributes property
- new TppTextAttributes.YOffset: TppCharYOffsetType property
- new TppCharYOffsetType = (coNormal, coSuperscript, coSubscript)
- new RichText Editor SuperScript, Subscript toolbar buttons
- new RAP RTTI for RichText.CharFormat

RAF Merge Utility
- new TppRAFMerge, utilty for merging archive files
- new TppArchiveDevice.MergeUtility: TppRAFMerge public property

- new Editing boolean property returns true if in editing state

- new Scrollable Page Preview support for main or background thread
- PreviewFormSettings/Viewer UseBackgroundThread boolean property
- new Multi email plugin support

Output Devices
- new ImageDevice, for single page do not append _PageNo suffix
- new Xlsx, XlsSettings CacheToFile, Optionally use MemoryStream rather than FileStream
- new Xlsx/Xls, ensure memo lines map to same col
- new Xlsx/Xls, keep columns aligned when some values empty
- new Xlsx/Xls, shape rendering to support for alternating gray bar style detail
- new PDF, Digital Signatures
* requires OpenSSL library
- new PDF, Custom PDF Metadata
- new PDF, Document-level Javascript
- new PDF, ZUGFeRD 2.x support
- new PDF, ZUGFeRD AutoParse property
- new PDF, Page Layout control (i.e. Single Page, Continuous, Two-Up, etc.)
- new PDF, Page Mode control (i.e. Thumbnails, Attachments, Outline, etc.)
- new PDF, PrintScaling property
- new PDF, Transparent image processing enhancements
- new PDF, Support for large Metafile to Bitmap conversions
- new PDF, Built-in MIME type detection
- new RTF, RichText content exported to a single TextBox

- new Multiple email plugin support (Single SMTP plugin + multiple cloud plugins)
- new Email ConnectionSettings property group
- new Stand-alone TppEmail object can be used to send emails without a report
- new Loopback HTTP OAuth2 verification
- Default browser now used to authenticate
- Decoupled all Mail REST API from RB
- new SMTPOutlook plug-in, SetModal class function to control Outlook client

Cloud Drive
- new Directory Support
- new Built-in cloud drive directory explorer
- new Loopback HTTP OAuth2 verification
- Default browser now used to authenticate
- new Support for uploading large files
- new Login information properties
- new Decoupled all Cloud REST API from RB
- new Updated documentation to match latest API versions
- new Google Drive, added support for "Desktop Application" registration
- new DropBox, added EdgeBrowser verification support

- new Save logic, added check for DataPipeline.Editing

- new QueryDesigner Search, ... button to launch SQL editor for SQL Expression
- new SQL Search Criteria support for :ParamName resolution within a SQL SubSelect
- new Magic SQL linking support for case where Criteria Value contains field name reference
- DADE Collation/Magic SQL linking
- new TppCustomDataPipeline.RegisterCompareStringHook class procedure
for case where DB collation <> RB built-in collations

- new conversion functions:
- StrToDateDef, StrToDateTimeDef, StrToTimeDef, StrToCurrDef, StrToIntDef, StrToInt64Def
TryStrToDate, TryStrToDateTime, TryStrToTime, TryStrToCurr, TryStrToInt, TryStrToIn6
- new CodeModule DataPipeline references optimization
- build list of DataPipeilnes used by RAP code used by engine and compiler/run-time
- new RichText.Paragraph RAP RTTI for
- TabCount, GetTab(liIndex), SetTab(aIndex, aTabPos)
- NumberingStyle
- LineSpacing
- RTLReading

*features may vary by ReportBuilder Edition and Delphi version
*RB 21 includes support for Delphi versions:
Delphi 10.4 Sydney, Delphi 10.3 Rio, Delphi 10.2 Tokyo, D10.1 Berlin, D10 Seattle, XE8, XE7, XE6, XE5, XE4, XE3, XE2, D2007, D7
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