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ASP.NET Core Reporting

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This section describes how to create, update, and customize reporting applications in ASP.NET Core.


The following topic shows how to add a report to an application: Create a Report in Visual Studio. You can add a new report or import a report from a .REPX file.

Use Reporting Components

You can use the following components in your ASP.NET Core application:

Document Viewer
Document Viewer allows users to view, print, and export reports. The following topics describe how to add this component to your application:
Report Designer
With the Report Designer, users can create, store, and modify reports. The component includes a built-in Document Viewer. See the following topic for information on how to add the Report Designer to your application:

Review the following topic for code samples: ASP.NET Core Reporting Best Practices.

Features in Detail

Upgrade a Project

The following topic describes how to upgrade a project to a newer version of reporting controls:

Read Tutorial: Upgrade ASP.NET Core Reporting to a New Package Version

Themes and Styles

The following topic describes how to change the theme applied to the reporting controls:

Read Tutorial: Themes and Styles in ASP.NET Core Applications

Localize an Application

The following topic describes how to use JSON files from the DevExpress Localization Service to localize reporting controls in an ASP.NET Core application:

Read Tutorial: Localize Your ASP.NET Core Reporting Application

For general information on the ASP.NET Core platform, review the following topic: Globalization and localization in ASP.NET Core.

Draw Reports on Linux and MacOS

The following topic demonstrates how to use the DevExpress cross-platform drawing engine to render reports on Linux or macOS platforms:

Read Tutorial: Use Reporting on Linux and macOS

Use Docker

Refer to the following tutorial for instructions on how to dockerize (add to a Docker container) your DevExpress Reporting ASP.NET Core application: Visual Studio Tools for Docker with ASP.NET Core.

Make the following changes to the docker file configuration when you add the application to a Linux container:

FROM AS base

#Install dependencies
RUN apt-get update
RUN apt-get install -y libc6 libicu-dev libfontconfig1
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