New:

Report Designer

  • New Excel data export engine, it improves speed and memory usage and now supports tighter integration with Excel.
  • The field list on the pivot grid now supports 3 different modes, including an Excel like field list.
  • The report designer now has a spark line control.
  • The report now have sub-bands, which allow you to have a space where you can show additional information on any band.
  • A button was added to access the scripts editor window on the Report Designer.
  • Firebird data connections now can specify a port.
  • Projects importation speed was improved.
  • The Percent of Row and Percent of Column fields on the pivot grid can now be deleted from the view.
  • An option was added for cover values so it doesn’t show the data being passed to the report in the parameter window.
  • MySQL now can take in account the First Day of Week configuration on DBxtra.

Report Web Service

  • Date functions with custom ranges now ask for their value.
  • The log in speed of the Report Web Service while using Active Directory was improved.
  • GUID (Unique Identifier) parameters now work properly.

Dashboard Designer

  • The Dashboard now has a Group element.
  • The Dashboard has now filtering specific elements (Combo box, List Box and Tree View).
  • Now you can edit the colors of some elements in the Dashboard.
  • Now you can change the width of columns in a Grid dashboard item.

Schedule Server

  • Now you can send and export data and pivot grid views directly from the Schedule Server.
  • Troubleshooting messages while configuring SMTP settings were improved.
Bugs fixed:

Report Designer

  • The Page Setup window on the Report Designer replaces commas with dots on regional settings which use commas as decimal separator.

  • Pivot grids inserted into a report show columns that don’t appear in the view.

  • Renaming a calculated field on the pivot grid makes it lose its data.

  • Inserting and unbound sub report which contains its own pivot grid causes the designer to hang.

  • Exporting to CSV doesn’t escape the delimiter (like commas) on the data and pivot grid.

  • Setting a User Variable uses a heterogeneous query.

  • Exporting to a Tab separated file doesn’t work properly on the data and pivot grid.

  • Creating more Designer users than the allowed on your license, causes that only the first ones are able to log in.

  • Converting from normal to heterogeneous queries fails with syntax errors for PostgreSQL.

  • The First Day of Week option it’s disabled for users without a Report Web Service license.

  • Changing from a designed view to the initial view make the fields lose the summary on the field caption.

  • Users created with the user import utility throw an exception when viewed on the Designer.

  • Using the same parameter name on different columns and on different sub queries causes and error while filling in the Report’s field list.

  • An exception loading the data source makes the dashboard appear empty on the design view.

  • Opening the Pivot Grid from the Object’s start page doesn’t load any data and causes an exception when refreshing the Pivot Grid.

Schedule Server

  • Exporting to CSV doesn’t escape the delimiter (like commas).
  • Missing Outlook libraries causes a problem while saving the Project’s configuration.
  • After saving a schedule the user who created it is unable to see it.

Report Web Service

  • The pivot grid shows columns that are not part of the view, or the columns are out of order.
  • Using a data source with dynamic columns causes an exception.
  • The Sort field’s window doesn’t load its contents until you perform a post back.
  • The view size it’s very small after changing the summaries on the pivot grid.
  • When using Active Directory, you can still log in with DBxtra built in users.
  • First run welcome pop up it’s not showing.
  • User group permissions are not reset when a user from a different user group logs in.

IMPORTANT! Please read here how to upgrade to the latest DBxtra release and how to patch your Report Web Service.

Current Customers!

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