If I call REPORT FORM from a form, foxpro prints what appears to be debug the bug returns even with the fixes to the report listener class. Visual FoxPro General. Visual FoxPro Dear friends, I have used Report listener with its quietmode.t. to send output of the report to html file. vfp 9 introduces a new reporting system based on listeners additive * create a report listener object local loreportlistener loreportlistener.

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The properties of the CommandClauses object. This is numeric rather than logical to allow the possibility for subclasses to treat images differently if desired. The type of report output the listener produces. Wednesday, November 28, Table 1 lists the most commonly used properties of ReportListener. This method should be called from a preview window when the user closes the preview window or prints a report from preview.

File C The name of the report to run. This field uses the following expression to display the desired value:. VCX contains some subclasses of ReportListener that have more functionality than the base class.

I recommend a look at the Visual FoxPro documentation for details. Staffing Home Looking for Staff? Provides modeless feedback during a report run. After determining whether there are any effects to be applied to the field, EvaluateContents then goes through the collection of effect handlers for the field, calling the Execute method of each one to have it do whatever is necessary.

FRX preview object loListener Figure 2. Doesn’t seem to impact the listener. If you do so, set the Reload property of the object to.


VFP Reporting System Fundamentals – Part 2

Tuesday, March 11, 8: ResetDataSession return loObject Because events like Render and EvaluateContents fire once for every record in the FRX and for every object that gets rendered meaning they fire close to the number of objects in the FRX times the number of records in the data set being reported onyou should minimize the amount of work done in these methods. The RemoveReports method removes all reports from the collection. CancelReport is to call down the chain so all successor listeners have a chance to do something when a report is canceled.

A special comment about data session handling is in order. So, foxprro now have a problem: In examples to come, we will see how to use some of these listener classes in detail. Report listeners can be used in a couple of ways. To support this mechanism, most events fopxro the same method in the successor object if it exists, using code similar to: The listener type e.

VFP 9.0 Reporting System Fundamentals – Part 2

This is discussed in more detail in the text. Other, user-defined, types can also be used. Object events These events fire as a report object is being processed.

The third datasession is the one in which the report’s data resides. This is a show stopper for me. The results are cool but completely impractical. The Visual FoxPro 9. And didn’t change anything, just installed SP2. A report listener is an object that provides foxro reporting behavior.


The following code taken from TestRotate. So definately a SP2 ‘feature’ or bug I don’t know yet.

There are three datasessions involved during a report run. The properties of the ReportListener base class. By passing report events to ReportListener objects, they allow you to react to these events to do just repoetlistener anything you wish, from providing custom feedback to users to providing different types of output, to dynamically changing the way objects are rendered.

If the first column of the array is the default. To support this mechanism, most events call the same method in the successor object if it exists, using code similar to:. Same parameters as BeforeBand. Before Visual FoxPro 9, the report engine was monolithic; it handled everything and with a few exceptions user-defined function, expressions for OnEntry and OnExit of bands, flxpro so forthyou couldn’t interact with it during a report run. See the comments for these properties near the foxro of the Listing 2.

Clmcgrath, put that command in the Load or Init of the form that calls the report.

Extending the Reporting System at Run Time

The nDeviceType parameter determines the type of output this method should perform; it also determines the type of parameter expected for eDevice. The OutputPage method of ReportListener supports outputting pages to graphics files.

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