Report Builder 6.0
Excel Report Builder is an easy and convenient tool for the creation
and customisation of reports which takes advantage of the formatting and
presentation capabilities of Microsoft Excel 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10, XP, 2004
Here are some of the features of Excel Report Builder:
The combination of the above qualities make the Word/Excel Report Builder
a tool which should be considered seriously by any organisation with a
need to effectively and efficiently disseminate information both between
their own staff and to clients, suppliers &c.
A GUI style design environment, which allows the user to design their reports
visually inside MS Excel.
On screen preview facilities, also within MS Excel.
Reports can be saved and then viewed and printed as pure Excel documents
- there is no need to send any additional executables to third parties
to whom you wish to send reports.
The GUI interface means that the learning curve is minimal and that users
can be operational with a minimum of delay.
Excel Report Builder has the ability to produce mailing labels and multi-column
reports using the capacities of Excel.
The reports are created and printed rapidly.
The page size can automatically be scaled down in order to print several
report pages on each sheet of printer paper.
The use of different fonts, sizes, styles and colours is fully supported,
just as it is under Excel.
In fact, it is by harnassing the power of Excel that gives Excel Report
Builder these abilities.
Reports may be printed in Portrait or Landscape mode.
No technical knowledge is needed in order for the user to customize his
or her own reports.
It is possible to call the Excel Report Builder from other programs
Report Builder 6.0
The program allows the rapid construction of reports as forms, columnar
reports and master detail reports. To link to your database, the program
dialogue boxes can be used, or the user may choose SQL. Word Report Builder
is intended to be a powerful replacement for Report Smith in Delphi programs.
The power, combined with simplicity and convenience of Word Report Builder
should cover a wide variety of your printing needs. In order to function
correctly, it is necessary that you have the Inprise (Borland) BDE versions
4.0 - 4.5 and also MS Word 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10, XP, 2004 or 2003.
Two possibilities are available for the choice of datasource for
Your own application can generate the data for which the report is to be
generated. In this case, the Word Report Builder will construct
the report based on the data contained in a temporary table.
Word Report Builder can make use of SQL through a query editor which
is part of the program. This allows the formation of pre-defined reports
which are run at a regular interval - e.g. aged debtor &c.