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==Support==
 
==Support==
If you need support or find a defect, please make a report in our bug tracking system at [http://mantis.bkeeney.com mantis.bkeeney.com]. This is the best way to ensure your bug is logged and fixed in a timely manner.
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If you need support or find a defect, please make a report in our bug tracking system at [http://mantis.bkeeney.com mantis.bkeeney.com].<br />
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This is the best way to ensure your bug is logged and fixed in a timely manner.
  
 
== Requirements ==
 
== Requirements ==
 
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===Shorts Core===
  
The Core Reporting Engine for BKeeney Shorts is supported in the latest Xojo release and one release back. It should work on releases as far back as 2011, however there is no guarantee as new language features are added to Xojo which may be utilized.
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Shorts 2.0 requires Xojo 2016r1 or better.<br />
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Windows users should avoid Xojo 2016r4 due to bugs in the framework.
  
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===Report Designer===
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The Visual Report Designer requires Xojo 2016r1 or better.
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====Platforms====
 
The <b>Desktop</b> reporting engine is supported on Mac and Windows.
 
The <b>Desktop</b> reporting engine is supported on Mac and Windows.
  
 
The <b>Web</b> reporting engine is supported on all three platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux)
 
The <b>Web</b> reporting engine is supported on all three platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux)
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<b>Desktop:</b> Supports Mac and Windows (Linux has not been tested)
  
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<b>Web:</b> The report designer is not available for Web.
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The Visual Report Designer requires Xojo 2014 R3 at a minimum, as it uses some new framework capabilities.
 
 
 
The report designer works on Mac and Windows.
 
 
 
 
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<h4>PDF Output</h4>
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===PDF Output===
PDF Generation from BKeeney Shorts requires the use of [http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/xojo/plugin-dynapdf.shtml MonkeyBread Software's DynaPDF plugin].
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PDF Generation from BKeeney Shorts requires the use of [http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/xojo/plugin-dynapdf.shtml MonkeyBread Software's DynaPDF plugin].<br />
 
If you are not creating PDFs with Shorts you can remove the PDFRenderer classes.
 
If you are not creating PDFs with Shorts you can remove the PDFRenderer classes.
  
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===Barcode Output===
 
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Barcode Generation from BKeeney Shorts requires the use of the BarcodeGeneratorMBS class from [https://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/xojo/plugin-barcode.shtml MonkeyBread Software's Barcode plugin].<br />
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If you are not creating barcodes set BKS_Shorts.Settings.kUseBarcodePlugin constant to False.
Barcode Generation from BKeeney Shorts requires the use of the BarcodeGeneratorMBS class from [https://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/xojo/plugin-barcode.shtml MonkeyBread Software's Barcode plugin]. If you are not creating barcodes you can set BKS_Shorts.Settings.kUseBarcodePlugin constant to False.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 15:35, 28 April 2017

BKeeney Shorts

BKeeney Shorts is a reporting tool that allows you to create complex reports in Xojo. Shorts lets you control every aspect of reporting with a control that is unparalleled in most reporting tools. Shorts can be used Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows desktop applications as well as Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux Web applications. The software is mostly written in Xojo for maximum compatibility and flexibility.

Support

If you need support or find a defect, please make a report in our bug tracking system at mantis.bkeeney.com.
This is the best way to ensure your bug is logged and fixed in a timely manner.

Requirements

Shorts Core

Shorts 2.0 requires Xojo 2016r1 or better.
Windows users should avoid Xojo 2016r4 due to bugs in the framework.

Report Designer

The Visual Report Designer requires Xojo 2016r1 or better.

Platforms

The Desktop reporting engine is supported on Mac and Windows.

The Web reporting engine is supported on all three platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux)

Platforms

Desktop: Supports Mac and Windows (Linux has not been tested)

Web: The report designer is not available for Web.

PDF Output

PDF Generation from BKeeney Shorts requires the use of MonkeyBread Software's DynaPDF plugin.
If you are not creating PDFs with Shorts you can remove the PDFRenderer classes.

Barcode Output

Barcode Generation from BKeeney Shorts requires the use of the BarcodeGeneratorMBS class from MonkeyBread Software's Barcode plugin.
If you are not creating barcodes set BKS_Shorts.Settings.kUseBarcodePlugin constant to False.