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Alternatives to Crystal Reports [closed]

which alternative reporting software applications besides Crystal Reports do you recommend for generating reports from DB sources? Please also include some comments regarding strength/weaknesses ...
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How do I see what files are new in a Time Machine backup?

As I understand it, Time Machine creates hard links for all the previous files in a backup, so each timestamped backup folder appears as a full snapshot of the files at the time of the backup. How can ...
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Simplest Automated Analysis and Chart Generation Tool?

Are there any products that can take a CSV of info, and quickly generate commonly-asked for info? I'm wondering if there's any way easier than pulling this into Excel or Matlab and manually doing all ...
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Can I “star” or otherwise select issues in Redmine for reporting?

I've been asked to "list all the issues [in Redmine] that were outside the original spec, and give a report of time spent on those issues" I have a large list of issues, about half of which were ...
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Is it safe to remove Per user queued Windows Error Reporting?

I was cleaning up my laptop hard-disk, running Windows 7, and as part of the process I ran the Disk Cleanup utility. To my surprise I saw 2 items in the list that were quite large (both ~300MB). ...
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Windows does not generate report.html for the performance reports

While I was writing up an answer for another question I was running the windows System Diagnostics and System Performance perfmon reports. The data collector sets run fine, however when I go to view ...
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How can I convert prnx file to excel?

I have sales reports with a .prnx extension. I want convert them to Excel format. How can I do this?
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How to edit SSRS 2008R2 Reports in Visual Studio 2012?

I'm a report writer who's been able to edit/update reports in Visual Studio 2008 (we use SSRS2008R2). I've just installed Visual Studio 2012 and when I go to convert my reports project it's not ...
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How do I catalog hundreds of documents for searching and reporting?

I handle document control for my mechanical engineering company and need a better method to keep track of submitted drawings & business documents. Right now I just use an Excel sheet with about ...
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Updating Microsoft Word link item through VBA

Is it possible to change the Item of a link in MS Word referencing to an Excel spreadsheet, pragmatically, through the use of VBA? I have found discussions on how about to change the file source, but ...
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How do I enable both PowerShell Remoting and SPN for SQL Server Reporting?

I have tried this question on Stack Exchange - Database Administrators (http://dba.stackexchange.com/q/129286/51925), but I don't get any responses, so I'll try here. I'm struggling with remoting ...
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Possibiliy to display results SQL query in windows (monitoring purposes)

Case (one example) #1: Our business application processes documents in the background. Using MS SQL Management Studio I can create/run a query to display results. For example the current queue of ...
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Printing a legacy / mainframe report in Excel / VBA

I am trying to figure out a way to print a "mainframe" style report using VBA. I am attempting to open the file with Excel but it's being very problematic getting it to format and print properly and I'...
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Sage 1000 data dictionary

I'm just starting doing reporting using MSQL SSRS against a Sage 1000 database. It's working well but I'm trying to find out more about the data model on the database in order to make best use of the ...
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How to find out the host for a dubious website?

I've recently received a spam email that links to a website of legally doubtful content. How can I find out the Internet provider for the site, such that I can complain about the site? The whois-...
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Why does Kaseya's reporting mechanism for tickets make you specify the date ranges twice?

In the Info Center in Kaseya, when I create a new report about my tickets, I have to specify the date range for the tickets twice; Once when I build the report, specifying the criteria and once when ...
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What is the best way to draw highlight an excel report cell for viewing and b/w printing

First off: I did search, and didn't find anything really duplicating what I want to ask, but it may be subjective, so I'll make it a community wiki. I want to ask what the best way to highlight or ...
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Is it possible to convert a .RPT to a .RFL?

I frequently go through a multi-step process of selecting IDs from a table, which then get exported either to a DBF or copied into a cloud-based solution. Then, I run a handful of reports in Crystal ...
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Localizing SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) in Chrome

We have a report in SSRS that our users open in Chrome. The English version works great. However, we notice that Chrome does not appear to localize the built-in controls when we change the browser ...
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How do I login on jaspersoft 6 Community using sample superuser account type

I am just getting into BI and reporting at its scale, I've picked Jaspersoft after initially going for Pentaho. My intention is to embed the reports I create into an existing CakePHP 3.x application. ...
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Sorting in SSRS 2008

I am trying to sort a column from largest value to smallest in SSRS 2008. These values are derived from an expression, not an actual data field. So I am wondering if there is a way to sort this ...
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MS Project 2010 Custom Report with Gantt Chart

Is is possible using the custom report feature in MS Project 2010 to create a report that has both the Gantt Chart and the Cash Flow chart on the same report? If it can't be done in MS Project does ...
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How do I Monitor Outlook Shared folder & auto generate a report

I have a shared folder. Multiple users work on the emails in the shared folder by making categories like "Under Progress" or "Done" or "Request Additional Information", as & when new emails come ...
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Count the number of times a date occurred in a report

I need to Count the amount of times a date comes up in an excel report. The data in my report shows as follows: 7/7/2014 13:56 7/7/2014 11:26 7/7/2014 10:48 7/7/2014 9:57 7/4/2014 11:49 ...
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advice on generating reports with Excel vs Microsoft Access

I have a Microsoft Access based tool that lacks the reporting capability I need. The tool is able to extract extract each table from its relational database as a separate CSV file. These files aren't ...
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Check Hard disk status with RAID 5 configuration in Centos 6

I have a PC with 6 HDD (for data) and 1 SSD (for Centos 6.3) with on board intel RAID 5. I'm pretty aware that upon any hard disk failure the system will continue normally but more stress on the CPU ...
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How to read mouse buttons from linux console using X10 mouse reporting?

I'm trying to read mouse buttons from the console without success. According to man console_codes the Linux console has X10 mouse reporting. This means that after enabling it (printf "\e[?9h") pressed ...
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Tools for reformatting a spreadsheet into PDF?

I'm looking for an easy way to produce nicely formatted PDF documents using a subset of data available in a spreadsheet. Ideally, I would be able to produce one or more PDF documents for each row int ...