ADL Report Writer

Report Writer

Need a quick report but don’t want to wait for your IT folks to fulfill your request? Just create it yourself. ADL offers a sophisticated ReportWriter that combines the best of a spreadsheet with the best of a traditional template-based report writer. You can even edit your reports and display them in a View mode.

  • Access data from back-end database systems like Oracle or SQL Server
  • Create simple, ad hoc reports almost instantly
  • Develop complex grouping and sorting using an intuitive interface
  • Lay out your report and format in print preview for perfect precision
  • Print the report or save as a PDF to share reports with others


  • Band-oriented report generator. Wide range of band types allows you to create any kind of report.
  • Report can consist of several design pages. Thus you can build a report that consists of cover, data and back cover – all in one file.
  • Wide range of objects that can be used in a report: text, picture, lines, shapes, charts, barcodes, cross-table, ole object, richtext, checkbox, gradient. Visual report designer supports zooming, undo/redo, guidelines, rulers. Fully customizable interface with MS Office look. You can give your users the ability to modify reports and create new ones.
  • Report can contain datasets (tables, queries, DB connections). Thus you can not only use application-defined datasets, but connect to any databases and use tables and queries right inside a report. At this time the following libraries are supported: ADO, BDE, DBX, IBX, FIB, and many third-party DB libraries.
  • Report can contain dialogue forms to ask for some data before the report is run. You can create fully standalone, application-independent reports!
  • Built-in script engine that supports 4 languages: PascalScript, C++Script, BasicScript, JScript. Perform complex data handling with it, manage the interaction with dialogue forms and controls.
  • The debugging tools: step, breakpoints, watches.
  • Visual query builder. You don’t have to learn the SQL language to create a complex query from several data tables.
  • Export filters allow you to export your report to many supported formats (PDF, RTF, XLS, XML, HTML, JPG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, TXT, CSV, Open Document Format).
  • Send report by email with one mouse click.
  • Web-reporting components. Distance no longer matters! You can browse a report using only web browser.
  • Special kind of report for dot-matrix printing. This type of printer is still alive and used in many corporations. Use FastReport for fast dot-matrix printing!

Download Specification Sheet
  • Compelling Data Views
  • Fast & Easy Database Querying
  • Ad-Hoc Query Builder
  • Easy-to-Use Interface
  • Export Reports to Excel & PDF
  • Multiple Sorting Options
  • Reports on Demand
  • Role Tailored Access
  • Save MyReports
Technical Specifications
  • Natural language interface
  • C# programming language
  • Pure (100%) .NET assemblies
  • Any accessible through ADO.NET
  • .NET framework 4.0 and higher
  • MS SQL & Oracle Databases
  • MySQL & PostgreSQL
Supported ReportWriters