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Re: Looking for XML driven reporting tool

From: "Wayne Wengert" <wayneDONTWANTSPAM@-------.--->
To: NULL
Date: 8/16/2004 3:08:00 PM
Crystal Reports 10 allows the use of XML as the database for reports and
offers pdf as one of the export options. One caveat, their support is VERY
poor!

Wayne

"P Jones" <p.jones@N...> wrote in message
news:OmCLHU8gEHA.636@T......
>
> Hi,
>
> I support an enterprise web application (IE client) built in VB6, with
about
> 200 classes, serving about 7000 users, running on 3 clustered servers.  I
> need to incorporate web reporting for the first time, so I am interested
in
> learning what web reporting options are out there, and the pros and cons
of
> each.  In general I need to generate reports with XML documents as inputs,
> and make them available to all web users.
>
> I am partial to generating PDF docs, but am open to all suggestions.
> Ideally they will be generated on the
> fly (synchronously), although I could do it asynchronously, and notify
users
> when the reports are ready to be viewed.  I need to reporting engine to be
> server safe (i.e. not interested in automating Microsoft Office, and
> exporting Access, Word, or Excel to files).
>
> Thanks for any suggestions!
>
> PJ
>
>


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