RB 9

Version 9.0 – 10/11/2005
  • Delphi 2005 support

Designer Enhancements
  • New Object Inspector
  • New Undo/Redo support
  • New Workspace grid and snap-to-grid support
  • New Toolbar/ToolWindow architecture
  • New Undo support for drag and drop from data tree

Report Component Library (RCL) Enhancements
  • New Rotated Text support, added Angle property for text controls
  • New Border property for all controls
  • New Anchor property enables control to reposition itself when the layout changes.
  • New PageBreak component for advanced control over pagination
  • Enhanced RichText MailMerge to support display formats & multiple datapipelines
  • Enhanced DBImage to support AutoSize
  • Enhanced RCL architecture supports registering popup menu and design controls
  • New Report level events that enable parameter initialization and SQL modification.

Report Output Enhancements
  • New PDF export

Data Access Enhancements
  • New Guid Field Type support
  • New Guid Field Type data linking support

Report Engine Enhancements
  • Improved support for calculations performed in page footer
  • Improved support for detecting layouts which result in infinite page generation

Visual Data Access Enhancements*
  • New Support for Guid Field Type Linking
  • New SQLBuilder object for runtime sql manipulation
  • Added support for PostgreSQL database type

RAP Enhancements**
  • New Report level events that enable parameter initialization and SQL modification.
  • New SQLBuilder class to dynamically modify sql

End-User Guide Enhancements**
  • New Learning to RAP Guide

Server Enhancements***
  • XP style Client Report Explorer
  • Optimized Client Report Explorer performance (new ReportExplorerVolume.ItemTemplatePipeline property)
  • Updated web browser detection to include FireFox


*ReportBuilder Professional and Enterprise Editions
**ReportBuilder Enterprise Edition
***ReportBuilder Server Edition