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  • Blog Post: Some thoughts on Sage CRM, FOP, PDF and Reports

    Sage CRM uses Apache FOP (Formatting Objects Processor) to generate its reports in PDF format. See http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/ FOP is an example of a print formatter that uses XSL formatting objects (XSL-FO) and is in theory not tied to outputting in a particular format, although its usage...
  • Blog Post: Creating a new Reports Administration screen in classic ASP COM API

    Working with reports can be a little frustrating. Consider this listing of the General report category. And then try and answer the following questions Which reports have charts? Which reports show a Gauge? Which reports are Cross Tabs? Which reports were created by the...
  • Blog Post: Creating Custom ASP Reports in Sage CRM.

    The image below shows that I have just run a custom ASP report called 'TestReport' from within the general category. The report has popped up and has displayed the graph and the panel I wanted. There are 2 main things to be aware of when creating ASP pages in the reports area. 1) You...