The Difference is in the Details.
Create reports for Windows, web or mobile with DataFlex Reports. Conceptually, the type of reports built with DataFlex Reports are of operational level. The reports produced will have some sort of notion of paper, and paper-size. DataFlex Reports gives full control of positioning objects, their colors, size and appearance.
Creating reports requires a mix of data collection, visual design, calculations, formulas, selecting and filtering. DataFlex Reports offers a vast matrix of features to allow the creation of any report thinkable. Whether for end-users, or software developers, all necessary tools are right there; its all in the box.
Reports can be built manually in DataFlex, but with DataFlex Reports, a sophisticated visual layout designer becomes available. DataFlex Reports produces stand-alone reports that can be run. But a software developer may choose to take care of data collection, filtering and other aspects in his program code, and then let DataFlex Reports take care of producing the pixel-perfect layout.
End-users sometimes find themselves locked out of their own data. With the Standard Edition, end-users can create reports, getting information out of their own data. Many of the steps that are needed to create a report do not require programming. But the power-user who is acquainted with VB script, may be able to develop very advanced reports himself.
DataFlex Reports is designed with the software developer in mind, who wants to have full control over the application, including the reports. The Developer Edition comes with a vast library to seamlessly integrate reports in Windows, web and mobile applications.