Visual Report Writer 3.0 Alpha 1 available

Updated on 2015Jul21
by admin

Visual Report Writer Alpha 3.0 is now available for you to download and try. There’s no need to register, as Alpha I will work until June 1st, 2013. For further testing of pre-releases of version 3.0, you will need to download the next pre-release.

Visual Report Writer 3.0 Alpha I - Before you start

To help you get started with Visual Report Writer 3.0 Alpha I, Data Access has created a comprehensive set of pre-release notes, covering everything from installation to new features.

We found the descriptions of the new features particularly useful, as they are clear and concise with plenty of examples and screen shots, and we recommend that you take a few moments to read the VRW 3.0 Alpha I pre-release notes.

Visual Report Writer 3.0 Alpha I - New features at a glance

These are the new features in the Alpha I release (for full descriptions and examples, see the pre-release notes):

  • New, Interactive Previewer
  • Reporting in the new Web Framework
  • Web Framework Previewer
  • Export to Excel
  • Gradients
  • Embedded Pictures
  • Function Editor improvements
  • Ellipses on clipped objects
  • Sum Functions
  • Previous and Next function
  • Size to font
  • Copy formatting
  • HTML Export, PDF Export and web reporting
  • Deploy more easily, by reducing the number of necessary files and their dependencies and requirements on the underlying Operating System

No time to download Visual Report Writer 3.0 Alpha? Try the online demos

We agree, it can be time consuming keeping up with all the latest releases of new products.

You can see several examples of Visual Report Writer reports used in the new web framework, with explanations of how it’s done, at the Data Access Live Visual Report Writer Demo.

If you would like to know more about using Visual Report Writer, please email us at or phone 0118 988 8709.