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WPF Report Viewer -
Display Reports with Information, Insights, and Trends

Overview

The WPF Report Viewer efficiently accesses, displays, and interacts with SSRS RDL and RDLC reports from diverse data sources. It supports localization, multiple export formats (PDF, Excel, CSV) and customizable printing. Interactive features like drill-down, drill-through, hyperlinks and subreports enrich user experience. Seamlessly integrates with applications, offering role-based access control for security.

What you can do with WPF Report Viewer

Reports from anywhere

Effortlessly access and view SSRS RDL and RDLC reports with the WPF Report Viewer. With or without a report server, the viewer allows easy access to reports from Microsoft SSRS, SSRS SharePoint, as well as applications, cloud storages, and databases.

View reports from any server or embedded in apps using the WPF Report Viewer.
The WPF Report Viewer connects to any data source using a variety of data providers.

Connect to any data source

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

  • Bullet inBuilt-in data sources:
    Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Azure, SQL CE, XML, Microsoft Access, Oracle, OLEDB, and ODBC.
  • Bullet inBusiness object data sources: IList, DataSet, and DataTable.
  • Bullet inCustom data processing extensions: MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, and more.

Eye-popping data visualization

The WPF Report Viewer displays reports that provide information, insights, and trends:

  • Bullet inBasic items: Text box, image, line, and rectangle.
  • Bullet inData region items: Table, matrix (pivot table), and list.
  • Bullet inData visualization: Charts, sparklines, data bars, gauges, indicators, and maps.
  • Bullet inSubreports.
  • Bullet inCustom report items: Barcodes, QR barcodes, and more.

The WPF Report Viewer shows beautiful reports with eye-popping data visualization items.
Presentation-ready reports with charts and rich formatting using the WPF Report Viewer.

Presentation-ready reports

Visualize your information with unmatched clarity by highlighting data on demand using the WPF Report Viewer. Supported data customization options include:

  • HTML/rich text rendering
  • Conditional formatting
  • Simple and complex expressions

Data shaping

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

  • Bullet inSorting
  • Bullet inFiltering
  • Bullet inGrouping
  • Bullet inSummaries and aggregates
  • Bullet inCalculated fields

The WPF Report Viewer provides organized data reports with sorting, grouping, filtering, and calculated fields.
The WPF Report Viewer showing a product line sales report with cascading report parameters.

Report parameters

  • Bullet inCascading parameters
  • Bullet inNon-queried parameters
  • Bullet inQueried parameters
  • Bullet inMultivalued parameters
  • Bullet inCustom parameter layouts

Interactive reports

The WPF Report Viewer displays data in data regions that support user interactions at runtime with features like drill down, drill through, hyperlinks, bookmarks or anchors, document map, sub-reports, and nested data regions.

The WPF Report Viewer supports drillthrough, drill-down, and hyperlinks in reports.
The WPF Report Viewer displaying a product sales report in multiple columns.

Multicolumn reports

Allows the user to visualize the data across multiple adjacent columns such as mail merge, business cards, newspaper, and more.

Print preview

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

Change the page settings and preview the output using the  WPF Report Viewer.
The WPF Report Viewer provides built-in printing and exporting options.

Print and export

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

Customization

Supports complete customization to entirely change the appearance of the toolbar and parameter layout to fit your application’s look and feel.

Toolbar and component elements are easily customizable using the WPF Report Viewer.
All elements of the WPF Report Viewer component are localized.

Globalization and localization

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

Developer-friendly APIs

You have control over all UI elements (toolbar, parameter block, page, and dialogs) and behaviors of the WPF Report Viewer. It provides the best user experience to users through a rich set of developer-friendly APIs.

Developer-friendly APIs are available in the WPF Report Viewer.
The WPF Report Viewer responsively renders in all devices.

Responsive rendering

WPF Report Viewer will adaptively render itself with optimal user interfaces for phone, tablet, or desktop form factors. This allows your application to scale elegantly on all kinds of devices.

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