Generating Reports

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Printing, emailing, and faxing reports.

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Printing Reports

The Printing Reports topic describes a technique available to Alpha Anywhere database users.

Displaying Reports in Web Applications

Reports can be created and displayed in web applications using the "Open a Report, Label or Letter layout" Action Javascript.

Reports - Printing Reports that Contain HTML Markup in the Data

In some cases the data in a report you are printing might contain HTML markup. You might want to print the HTML markup in its rendered form, rather than its raw form. In this video we show how you can configure the report editor to print HTML markup as rendered HTML.

Filtering, Printing, and Emailing a Report

This topic describes how to create a UX Component that accepts an email address, start date, and end date, uses the dates to create a filter, prints the filtered report to a PDF file, and then emails the PDF file.

Select a Report to Print

The following Xdialog box provides a convenient list of available reports to print.

Emailing a Report

Alpha Anywhere supports different techniques for emailing a report.

Emailing an HTML Report

Alpha Anywhere supports two different techniques for emailing an HTML report.

ReportMailer

The ReportMailer action breaks a report in component reports and sends each component as a PDF file attachment. The email address for each email is obtained from a field in the table on which the report is based.

Faxing a Report

Alpha Anywhere supports direct faxing of reports using the built-in Windows Fax Service. Fax messages are queued, managed, and sent in the background by the Windows Fax Queue ( Start > Programs > Accessories > Communications > Fax > Fax Queue ).

Sending a Fax

Alpha Anywhere supports direct faxing of reports using the built-in Windows Fax Service. Fax messages are queued, managed, and sent in the background by the Windows Fax Queue ( Start > Programs > Accessories > Communications > Fax > Fax Queue ). To fax a report: