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Release Notes for Embedded Reporting v5.4

Release History

5.4.38

Released on April 26, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Resolved the issue in export while using Syncfusion Globalization along with Bold Reports.
  • Now, the Cascading parameter is working properly while passing the null values.
  • Hide parameter panel API is now working properly in Report Viewer v2.
  • Resolved the rendering issue in chart items while setting the filters using TOP N operator for null values.
  • Resolved the margin issue in print preview.
  • Now, the Line Model is rendered properly in header and footer when the width is zero.
  • Now, the overall pagenumber expression is working as expected for header and footer in word export.

5.4.37

Released on April 03, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Added support for the Ukrainian (uk-UA) locale in ReportViewer.

5.4.35

Released on March 28, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • The hide parameter panel API is now working properly in Report Viewer v2.
  • The parameter panel position API for setting the position to the top is now working properly in the Angular application.
  • Improved error messaging for RDLC reports when encountering an empty dataset.
  • Fixed the issue where images were showing errors in PDF exports when the dataset contained an empty value for the image data.
  • Subreport inner tablix items now render properly in PDF exports when used within a cell of the main report’s tablix.

5.4.34

Released on March 21, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Resolved the issue with document map navigation based on the left and top position.
  • Resolved the console error in Angular caused by an undefined property.
  • Updated the metadata description for page settings to display measurements in pixels instead of inches.
  • Provided support for adding comments to all report items in Excel export.
  • Resolved the issue where text containing an apostrophe character was cut off in the viewer.
  • Resolved the problem of empty entries being added in the dataset for the CSV data extension in the core platform.

Report Designer

  • Resolved the serialization failure in the chart legend reversed property in Report Designer V1.

5.4.33

Released on March 13, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Resolved an issue where images were not rendering when selecting the memory cache provider in storage settings.
  • Fixed an issue with the French localization for License content in the Report Viewer.
  • Resolved the DatePart Function error when assigning 0,0 as parameters for the first day of the week.
  • Added support for custom attributes in parameters
  • Resolved the issue where time details were missing in date time parameters.

5.4.32

Released on March 08, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Resolved the console error that occurred when using the viewer in the application without license registration.

5.4.31

Released on March 06, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Resolved the problem in empty space width not calculated for underline text style in PDF exports.
  • Resolved an NRE when set chart properties through expressions in a chart report item.
  • The ‘XAxisEdgeLabelPlacement’ custom property working properly in ReportViewer v2.
  • The chart item color palette is dynamically modified based on the expression provided in the parameter.
  • Fixed the border line appeared when the color was set to transparent in exported document.
  • Resolved the extra space in the EJ2 Report Viewer that occurred when clicking the export button.
  • Added the localization support for the license message in the Report Viewer.

5.4.30

Released on February 26, 2024

What’s New

Report Viewer

  • Report Viewer renders flat tables with millions of records in seconds via record limiting and on-demand processing. Refer to the documentation for the enabling through settings.
  • Added new expression support for calculation of cumulative totals for flat date table.

Report Designer

Breaking Changes

To improve the categories listing based on user permission in Bold Reports Server, we made the notable changes with `GetItems` action in Bold Reports External Server Controller.

Old code snippet New code snippet
public override List<CatalogItem> GetItems(string folderName, ItemTypeEnum type) { <Your Implementation> } public override List<CatalogItem> GetItems(string folderName, ItemTypeEnum type, string permissionType) { <Your Implementation> }
  • Provided the correction level property support for QR and PDF417 barcode types.

Improvements

Report Server

  • Improved Report Server security and stability.

Report Viewer

  • Resolved exceptions in parameter rendering when enable the distance value.
  • Resolved the console error in v2.0 designer viewer preview options in angular.
  • Improved the parameter name case-sensitive handling with dataset.
  • Now the export file name customization in the client-side is working fine.

Report Designer

  • Fixed the major security vulnerabilities.
  • Resolved the CLS-complaint validation failure in Tablix group name.
  • Fixed the DATEDIFF expression execution failure, when creating a query expression.
  • Resolved the report rendering failure when opening the chart report.

Deprecated

The Bold Reporting Tools ASP.NET MVC components will no longer be actively developed and will be marked as the end of support after the 2025 Volume 1 release. However, ASP.NET MVC related to NuGet will be updated until then. If you want to use the ASP.NET MVC Reporting components in the future, you may continue to use them till the version 2025 Volume 1 release, and bug fixes are provided as patches as long as Microsoft supports it, even after the 2025 Volume 1 release. It is recommended to use the latest Blazor or ASP.NET Core for new web application development.

5.4.26

Released on February 07, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Fixed an issue where the default value was not properly filtered in the report viewer when enabling the ‘allow unique value’ property.
  • Resolved the issue where embedded images were not rendered in the print preview.
  • Added support for changing the datetime parameter UI in the WPF platform using the custom property.
  • Resolved the issue where the ‘maxresponsetimeinterval’ property was not functioning properly for report processing in the viewer.

5.4.25

Released on February 01, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Fixed an issue where the header was moving to the footer in V2.0 Viewer when a fixed header is set for a Tablix item.
  • Added the “hideTooltip” parameter custom property to hide the tooltip of the parameter drop down.
  • Fixed an issue where a console error occurred for the reportParameter when generating an access token for Bold Reports Report Server using credentials.

5.4.24

Released on January 24, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Fixed an issue where the bottom border of the bar chart in the ej2 chart item was not visible when viewed from the report viewer.
  • Added support for automatically updating paper size based on height and width in the PageSetup dialog for the WPF Platform.
  • Resolved the expression issue with the chart3D property of chart report items.
  • Resolved the localization issue for “it-IT” in the EJ1 component.
  • Fixed the problem related to the non-functionality of transparent color on textbox and line models in PDF exports.

5.4.23

Released on January 18, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Added support for Cumulative Totals flat data tables.
  • Provided a 24-hour time format for the Date Time picker in Report Viewer V2.
  • Fixed the issue where the row width exceeded the limit in Word exports.
  • Resolved the problem where the scientific decimal format was not applied to the textbox in the Excel exports.
  • Fixed the Tablix alignment issue in PowerPoint exports when placed inside another Tablix.
  • The fixed header is now functioning properly in the Angular application with Report Viewer V2.

5.4.22

Released on January 10, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Resolved an issue with Tablix values were not updating correctly when exporting to Excel with the “g” format.
  • Fixed the delay issue when canceling the report process from the report view.

5.4.21

Released on January 03, 2024

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • The multiselect parameter now correctly displays the value when the “allow unique values” is enabled.
  • Fixed the case-sensitive issue in the date format expression.
  • Resolved the issue where content was not displayed in PDF export when the report has multisplit text and enable virtualization.
  • Fixed the problem where Tablix borders were missing in Word export.
  • Resolved the issue where the alert icon was not functioning correctly in the Report Viewer v2.0 classic view.

5.4.20

Released on December 22, 2023

What’s New

General

  • Added support for the .NET 8.0 framework in reporting tools such as Report Viewer, Report Designer, and Report Writer for both web and desktop platforms.

Report Server

  • Provided support to customize below security options in Report Server,
    • CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing)
    • CSP (Content Security Policy)
    • X-Frame-Options
  • Provided support to configure custom password policies in Report Server
  • Report Server listing layout now support Card / Grid view.
  • Provided support to manage the created Report Parts in Report Server listing page.
  • Provided support to run Report Server in offline mode.

Report Viewer

  • Provided option to add operators in Report Parameter and use it in dataset to compare the values.

Report Designer

  • Added support for the Material theme in the new Report Designer.
  • Introduced a dedicated category for Report Parts on the server page and provided an option to edit report parts.
  • Introduced a configuration option for query parameters in shared datasets.

Breaking changes:

Provided Chromium-based engine (Puppeteer) to export images and visualization elements in all export document. The PhantomJS marked as absolute, and it will be deprecated any of upcoming release. The Chromium-based engine doesn’t support Azure App Service or Linux ARMx64.

Improvements

Report Viewer

  • Fixed the issue with the count parameter value not functioning correctly for optional parameters.
  • Fixed an issue where the prompt message was appearing multiple times in the dialog box for optional parameters in the Report Viewer v2 UI.
  • Added support for exporting raw data of the dataset in Excel export.
  • Fixed the issue where the main report parameter value was not being set in the drill-through report.
  • Text vertical alignment now functions properly when ‘can grow’ is set to false.
  • Resolved the parameter UI alignment issue when rendering through the classic UI in viewer v2.0
  • Resolved the issue where the chart’s secondary axis was created multiple times in the viewer.
  • Fixed an issue where disabling the ‘printonlastpage’ property still resulted in the header and footer being included in the PPT export.
  • Introduced an API to hide the parameter dropdown tooltip in the Viewer.
  • Fixed the issue where the report content positions would mismatch in print mode when the ‘printonlastpage’ property was disabled.
  • Added custom property support for enabling popup resize functionality.
  • Fixed an issue where disabling the ‘printonlastpage’ property resulted in the header and footer space not included in print mode.
  • Enabled the Auto storage provider in the distribution cache And Implemented the Auto storage provider in the distribution cache component.
  • Fixed an issue where enabling the ‘RoundLayoutMeasures’ API was not reflected on the WPF platform.
  • Fixed an issue where the Page Orientation UI was not updating correctly after resetting the page settings.
  • Fixed a style issue in the EJ1 Multiselect Dropdown List where the checkbox would turn solid red.
  • Fixed the issue where the dynamic connection string with Parameter Expression was not connecting to SQL Server.
  • Resolved the issue where the header and footer were being printed in the Word export, even when the ‘printonfirst’ and ‘lastpage’ properties were disabled.
  • Fixed an issue where barcode images were not rendering properly in version 5.3 of the Report Viewer.
  • Added support for custom properties in the optional parameter prompt dialog.
  • Fixed the issue where an error message for service URL was displayed when using an empty value for service URL in the v2 Report Viewer.
  • Enhanced the quality of error messages for code modules in the MVC framework.
  • Resolved the issue where changes in page orientation did not update when switching from landscape to portrait mode.

Report Designer

  • Resolved the issue where the “Keep with Group” property failed to preserve the selected value in the property panel for French localization.
  • Addressed the delay in displaying tooltips over the parameter checkboxes in the Query Filter dialog.
  • Fixed the issue when connecting to a Web API URL with a timestamp value as the query parameter.
  • Resolved the improper serialization of empty parameter tags in the drill-through reports.
  • Fixed the issue of the database not listing in the input auto-populate list for SQL Server.
  • Improved the error response message of the Reporting Service API.
  • Provided support to ignore SSL validation for On-Premise Reporting Service.