GRD 4.00 new features

Genero Report Designer 4.00 includes information about new features and changes in existing functionality.


This page covers only those new features introduced with the Genero Report Designer version specified in the page title. Check prior new features pages if you migrate from an earlier version. Make sure to also read the upgrade guide corresponding to this version.

Corresponding upgrade guide: Update report design documents to the current version.

Table 1. Genero Report Designer
Overview Reference
Pages can be rotated in PDF report output. See Rotating PDF report pages.
Reports support the gs1-qr-code bar code type. See gs1-qr-code.
Reports support GS1 symbol specification tables. See:
The "Fancy Pivot OrderList Sorted by Turnover" is added to the Reports demo to demonstrate the sorting of aggregated data after grouping. See Using the Reports demo.
The report design document can be viewed in expanded mode. See The work area.
The Highlight Repeating Regions option displays groups of repeating elements in the work area. See The work area.
In the Report Structure view, triggers that do not contain report elements as immediate children are shown with a empty circle. See How triggers work.
It is possible to drag and drop an element from one parent to another within the main work area. No additional reference.
New properties specify the field name and the role of the field. See Field Name (fieldName) and Role (fieldRole).