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Report Designer for ASP.NET MVC

Web-based report designer that transforms your data into insightful SSRS RDL/RDLC reports without a single line of code.

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What you can do with ASP.NET MVC Report Designer

Connect to any data source

Consume data from a wide variety of data providers in local or server databases:

  • Built-in data sources:
    Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Azure, Web API, OData, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, MemSQL, JSON, XML, CSV, Excel, Oracle, OLEDB, and ODBC.
  • Business object data sources: JSON.
  • Custom data processing extensions: SASS.

Connect to any data source
Create data models with an easy-to-use query builder

Create data models with an easy-to-use query builder

Data query preparation consumes most of your time, but with our Report Designer, data query generation can be done with a few clicks. The easy-to-use drag-and-drop query builder helps both technical and nontechnical users to create and view relationships between tables.

Eye-popping data visualization

Create and visualize powerful insights from your data using a variety of report items:

  • Basic items: Text box, image, line, and rectangle.
  • Data region items: Table, matrix (pivot table), and list.
  • Data visualization: Charts, sparklines, data bars, gauges, indicators, and maps.
  • Subreports.
  • Custom report items: Barcodes, QR barcodes, and more.

Create stunningly beautiful reports with eye-popping data-visualization
Reports styling and formatting

Styling and formatting reports

The Report Designer allows you to easily transform your data into beautiful reports. The WYSIWYG user interface allows the report to be edited in the same UI it is printed or displayed. Furthermore, you can easily edit a report with mouse, touchscreen, or keyboard interfaces.

Data shaping

Create and view organized and shaped data to make bolder business decisions using the following techniques:

  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Grouping
  • Summaries and aggregates
  • Calculated fields

Data shaping to create beautiful reports
Report parameters in RDL/RDLC reports

Report parameters

  • Cascading parameters
  • Non-queried parameters
  • Queried parameters
  • Multivalued parameters
  • Custom parameter layouts

Multi-column reports

Users can create and visualize data across multiple adjacent columns, such as mail merge, business cards, newspaper, and more.

Create beautiful multi-column reports
Create beautiful interactive reports

Interactive reports

Display data in data regions that support user interactivity at runtime with features like drill down, drill through, hyperlinks, bookmarks or anchors, document map, subreports, and nested data regions.

Expression builder

Report Designer provides an expression builder that allows you to create simple and complex RDL expressions. Expressions are used throughout report definition to vary the content or appearance of a report. The following are some uses of expressions:

  • Set dynamic values to any properties such as color, font, and more.
  • Create additional operations such as mathematical computations, conditional formatting, conversions, and more.
  • Use constants, built-in fields, parameters, fields, data sets, variables, operators, common functions, and more.

Expression builder
RDL/RDLC report editing capabilities

Editing capabilities

Editing a report and its report items is simple with support for basic editing operations such as cut, copy, paste, undo, and redo.

View reports

The WYSIWYG Report Designer provides an option to preview reports and verify whether the created report displays what you require. The reports are displayed using the ASP.NET MVC Report Viewer.

View the RDL/RDLC reports
Print preview of RDL/RDLC reports

Print preview

Provides support to set up print options like paper size, margins, and orientation of the printable output and preview the result.

Print and export

Effortlessly print and export report contents by just clicking the print/export option in the toolbar. The most popular file formats are supported, including PDF, Word, Excel, CSV, PowerPoint, XML, and HTML.

Print and export the RDL/RDLC reports
Save and share the RDL/RDLC reports

Save and share reports

The ASP.NET MVC Report Designer allows you to save reports to Bold Report Server or SSRS Report Server, and to your computer in the Microsoft RDL standard. Publishing a report to the server allows other users who have permission to access the server to view it.

Edit reports

Users can open and edit any SSRS RDL/RDLC report that is already created. The edited report can be previewed and saved to the same or a different location.

Edit the SSRS RDL/RDLC reports
Developer friendly APIs

Developer-friendly APIs

You have control over all UI elements—toolbar, widget panel, parameter block, page, and dialogs—and behaviors of the ASP.NET MVC Report Designer. It provides the best user experience through a rich set of developer-friendly APIs.

Stunning built-in themes

Pixel-perfect built-in themes are available in Material, Bootstrap, and Fabric designs. In addition, the library comes with an accessible high-contrast theme.

Create stunningly beautiful report with built-in themes
Globalization and localization of RDL/RDLC reports

Globalization and localization

Easily build applications to be used by a global audience in various languages using culture settings and by localizing static text.

Browser compatibility

Works in all modern browsers on all devices as the ASP.NET MVC Report Designer is rendered using HTML5 elements.

Browser compatibility of RDL/RDLC reports

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