Report Writer has been considered by most of the clients as static and bland reporting tool, due to it’s look & feel and it’s rigidity in terms of modifying the reports.
But, Report Writer is an amazing reporting tool, if only people know how it’s structured technically and how to bend it for our requirements. I am not certainly talking about customers. It’s the consultants’ responsibility to convince customers by demonstrating the power of Report Writer.
Over at Kuntz Consulting blog, series of posts are to be read to understand Report Writer as a tool and how to use it for our betterment. Following are the posts that are already been posted:
- Report Writer Demystified – Part 1 – Dictionaries & Launch Files
- Report Writer Demystified – Part 2 – Other Considerations
- Report Writer Series – Formatting Text
- Report Writer Series – Don’t Settle for Ugly Reports – Part 1
- Report Writer Series – Don’t Settle for Ugly Reports – Part 2
- Report Writer Series – Toolbox Tips
- Report Writer Series – Drawing Options Tips
- Report Writer Series – Sections
And it’s only going to get more on this series.
Worth reading for all those who would want to know about this silent performer, that is Report Writer.