Open Sourcing our Logging Tool Debwin

Open Sourcing our Logging Tool Debwin

ByJochen BartlauJun 23, 20223 min read
Here’s another addition to our open source zoo on GitHub – we’ve released the source code for our logging application Debwin under an MIT license. Just head over to GitHub. Here is the original announcement of the app from 2016, detailing a number of features.
New Service Pack 27.003 for List & Label and the Report Server

New Service Pack 27.003 for List & Label and the Report Server

ByDaniel KennerMay 5, 20224 min read
In this summary you will find the most important new features and improvements in Service Pack 27.003. The individual entries were taken directly from the English Readme. A detailed list of all changes can be found in the ServicePack.pdf in your installation as well as in the Service Pack download section.
Miscellaneous Treats in List & Label 27

Miscellaneous Treats in List & Label 27

ByJochen BartlauApr 26, 20222 min read
As with every version, there are way too many new features in version 27 to cover them all in separate blog posts. So here’s a quick summary of some of the rather hidden gems that still deserve some attention.
New Features for the Excel Export

New Features for the Excel Export

ByJochen BartlauMar 29, 20222 min read
After paying some attention to the PDF export in version 26, we decided to give some love to the Excel export in version 27, by adding three often requested features.
New Features for the Web Report Designer in List & Label 27.002

New Features for the Web Report Designer in List & Label 27.002

ByBenjamin WassermannMar 2, 20223 min read
The Web Report Designer is an essential tool for using List & Label within web applications. We’re striving for constant improvements and enhancements – the plan is to add new features with each service pack we publish, until we’ll reach feature parity with the well-established Desktop Designer. Here’s a first glance what we were working on since the release.
New Service Pack 27.002 for List & Label and the Report Server

New Service Pack 27.002 for List & Label and the Report Server

ByDaniel KennerFeb 15, 20226 min read
The new service pack for List & Label 27 brings many enhancements and improvements especially for the new Web Report Designer as well as for Delphi and .NET developers. In addition, the new drag & drop interface for charts now also supports the selection of an aggregate function. The report template preview in the Report Server uses the new Web Report Viewer, styled according to the applied Report Server customization. Read our blog post for more highlights. The individual entries have been taken directly from the English readme.
Report Server 27: New Features and Improvements

Report Server 27: New Features and Improvements

ByAlexander HorakJan 12, 20226 min read
In the Report Server’s most current version, a few more exciting new features have been implemented, as a response to some customer requests. Overall, the new Report Server now visually integrates better into your application. Also, in addition to new actions for planned reports, it also offers additional enhancements for Excel export. Service Pack 27.001 will provide customers with a completely new preview.
Making-of: Web Report Designer in Development Part III

Making-of: Web Report Designer in Development Part III

ByBenjamin WassermannDec 8, 202111 min read
In the last part of our blog post series, we’ll take a closer look at challenges that came up while developing the Web Report Designer – especially in regards to back-end requests, hotkeys and the formula editor.
New Service Pack 26.005 for List & Label and the Report Server

New Service Pack 26.005 for List & Label and the Report Server

ByDaniel KennerNov 15, 20214 min read
Besides support for Windows 11, the new Service Pack 26.005 provides many new features and improvements for the Report Designer, print, export, .NET and much more. This blogpost gives you a summary.
Creating Charts via Drag & Drop

Creating Charts via Drag & Drop

ByJochen BartlauNov 9, 20212 min read
List & Label’s chart dialog offers a load of possible customizations. However, as always, with great power comes great complexity. Even creating a simple pie chart could have taken some time if you’re not yet familiar with List & Label’s chart features. As you can already easily create crosstabs via Drag & Drop, and we just recently improved the table’s drag & drop features, offering a thorough D&D support for charts was the next logical step on our path to a simpler, more intuitive end user desktop designer.
No More Printer Driver Dependency: The New Printerless Mode in List & Label 27

No More Printer Driver Dependency: The New Printerless Mode in List & Label 27

ByJochen BartlauSep 22, 20213 min read
This was a huge issue, that has been bugging us for years. While – generally speaking – List & Label’s level of printer control is unmatched by any competitor I know of, we always required a printer driver in order to execute this control. On the desktop, that’s all fine and well, as Microsoft conveniently provides the XPS Document Writer and – in more recent versions of Windows OS – the Microsoft PDF Writer. Those are always present and accessible. However, on the web and in the cloud, it’s a different story.