GreeneStep Report Designer Utility
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to install and enable this report designer utility. We provide technical training for usage of this report designer and requires basic programming skills.
GreeneStep Report Designer is specific to GreeneStep eBusiness Suite ERP, driven by 4 different templates to create Internal reports(reports executed from listings) and Menu reports(reports executed from respective category reports menu).
Currently there is no option to create report with out templates.
These templates are created with pre-defined report layout, variables, datasource ,parameter dialog and Style and all these pre-defined componants are locked and can not be modified.
Internal report will have an additional variable (IID), based on which datasource for the report is created.Datasource for the menu report can be created using Store procedures or Tables or Views.
Main Screen :
It is divided into two group, for designing new report and modifying and
testing the selected report. Template for new report creation is automatically
selected based on Orientation and Report Type(Menu or Internal) defined.
Run/Modify report section contain options to select report, to be tested
or modify and Report Type(Currently None and POS exists) by default it is None.
POS is selected for testing internal POS report.
Check for direct print option can be used to test the report for direct printing without preview.
IID can be used to test the internal report.
Selected report can be tested for e-mailing with defined export type for
attachment, currently it is defaulted to PDF. E-mail Account informations are
taken from Mail server account specified in the GreeneStep Backoffice .
Configuration file for DB Connection String :
Connection string for the report is generated from this configuration file. Define Connection information before opening the designer. Based on this a connection get created on the report.
Menu Report Template(Portrait) :
This template will have pre-defined layout with few bands as default, which cannot
be modified but additional band and report components can be added.
Parameter Dialog :
Height and width of the Dialog can be increased from properties window on the right hand side. Different controls (Data aware and non-data aware) provided on the designer can be added to the dialog to get user option for report
Internal Report Template(Portrait) :
This template will not have any pre-defined band or layout on the report page but will have an additional variable IID as shown below.
UserID : Will get logged in User ID.
ReportTitle : To pass tile for the report.
IID : Will get an ID for the selected rows from listing.
Parameters Folder: Can be used to define all the parameter variable under this.
There are Video tutorials available on Stimulsoft website for report development.
Stimulsoft User manual can be viewed online using below link. http://www.stimulsoft.com/en/documentation/online/user-manual/