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NIReport no longer supported

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Dear NI,

Until lately I worked with CVI 2017. I've decided to move on and I have installed 2019. For years I use NIReport 

to create reports to the customers. To my astonishment, NIReport is no longer supported, meaning a work of years will be thrown away. I have tried other options provided by NI, such as creating a report in word/excel, but neither gave me  satisfactory results

I am developing applications in CVI for 15 years, and had NEVER a problem of backward compatibility. I know other companies  that do not care about their customers, but NI has been never the case.

I hope that NIReport will be back. 

thank you

 

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Member

Given that NI Reports is gone in CVI 2019, what is the recommended alternative?  

Do you have any idea how long Microsoft will support the active X controls to generate a word report?  I am concerned that Microsoft will change the interface to word, and/or only offer word as a subscription model in the future, which will make my customers unhappy.

My reports need to include complex graphs. 

Member

Yes, please bring back the report generator as I have used it in all of my applications since about 2000. And that's a lot of code to change!!

 

Thanks,

--Bill

Knight of NI

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Member

For years I have used NIReport to create reports, I have many years of multiple programs which use it.  I am amazed that NIReport is no longer supported, because CVI is usually backward compatible.  I have much work and time in these programs and now I will have much more work and time to change these programs to not use NIReport.  Is it possible to still use NIReport?  Can NIReport be included in the next update?