Report topics in Alpha Anywhere:

Report Overview

An overview of the capabilities of Reporting in Alpha Anywhere.

Getting Started with Reports

Learn about the Report Editor and how to work with reports with different types of data sources.

Creating Reports

Creating reports

Report Structure

A Report is divided into several sections with headers and footers. These sections are the Report, Detail, and Groups sections.

Ordering and Selecting Records

You can specify the order and selection criteria for the records that appear in your report either:

Grouping Related Records

Topics include: grouping levels, creating and removing groups, groups inside of groups, creating a group break expression, ordering records in a group.

Headers and Footers

A new report automatically has a Report Header and a Page Footer.

Linked and Sub Reports

Methods for creating sub-reports or linking other reports into a report.

Adding System and Calculated Fields

Adding calculated and system fields to reports, such as page numbers and running totals.

Printing Techniques

Techniques for layout out fields and lines in reports, including suppressing space and handling data that spans multiple lines or pages.

Design Techniques

Tips and techniques for designing reports.

Generating Reports

Printing, emailing, and faxing reports.

Managing Reports

Copying, archiving, and working with report preferences.

Quick Reports

Building reports with the Quick Report Genie

Layout Table Reports

Learn how to create and use Layout Table Reports.

Using Reports Created in SQL Server Reporting Services in an Alpha Anywhere Project

Many organizations use SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and have a number of reports that were developed in SSRS. Using these reports in an Alpha Anywhere application is now possible using the SSRS integration features in Alpha Anywhere.

Charting in Reports

Embedding charts in reports.

Table of Contents, Bookmarks, Index

Adding a table of contents, bookmarks, or an index to a long report makes it easier to navigate. The report builder has a variety of tools for adding bookmarks, a table of contents, or an index to any freeform or layout table report.