Subject Re: reporting with FireBird
Author lysander_fb
--- In, "frankj_nz" <frankj_nz@y...>

> Did anyone work with any reporting products with FIreBird, for example
> Crystal Report, Active Report?

Using Crystal Reports 10 for my daily work -excessively-

> I am wondering if I can use a stored procedure or view as the
> datasource to design a report.

Works like a charm with CR10. SPs and views are interchangeable with
'real' tables.

> I know the worst case is I have to retrieve data by code and assign to
> each report fields at runtime.
Also works like a charm. Did not test this with the Delphi-7-component
so far, but... it even works with my dusty Visual dBase 7 from 1998
via OLE-Automation, so it should not be a problem for more modern tools.

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