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Kirk 103898218-Jan-21 11:29
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Let me ask, what do the users want? Are they looking for the data, specific page layout, etc?

I've started delivering 2 types of reports. Grid Reports (Simply a dynamic grid result of a query you can manipulate and save to Excel), AND real Reports created with a designer (FastReports).

It depends on what they need, and how they intend to use them. The grid tools I have will do subtotals, and allow the users to dynamically group things, and apply their own additional filters.

The core concept is: Query + Bind Variables [Filters, etc] -> Results.
I like the "default" the bind variables with appropriate values, and therefore use a UNION of select "VarName","VarVal" expressions (select 'Year' as VarName, Year(now()) as VarVal) and then display that in an editable vertical grid for the user...

Then apply them to the base query. It lets me put all the report queries/params in the database, and makes it easy to add without updating the program...

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