Export Report as PDF

Last Updated: 07/29/2016 Introduced in Verision: 2.0

A report can be exported to PDF, HTML, or Excel format.  To export a report to PDF, while viewing the report, click the Print Report button, select the PDF option and click Print.  The report is exported and opens in a separate browser window.


The goal of this example is to:

  1. Create a report.
  2. Run the report.
  3. Export it in .pdf format.
  4. View the exported report in .pdf.

To begin, navigate to a Designer Folder, click the Create Report button and select Create Report.


Give the report a name and click Ok to open it in the Report Designer.


To begin building the report, add a data source.

In the Toolbox Panel, in the category Data Sources > Common, drag a Folder Data Source component to the Sources list.


Next, add some columns to the report.

Expand the Folder Data Source category in the Toolbox Panel and drag an Entity Name, Folder Type Name, and Nesting Level component to the workspace.


This completes the report.  Save it and close the Report Designer.

To export the report data to PDF, first run the report by clicking the report’s thumbnail and selecting Run Report from the Action menu.


Select the Print Report button to export the report.


In the Export Page pop-up window, select the PDF option and Print.

 print box


The exported PDF report opens in a new browser window.


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