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How to create HTML reports in minutes without coding with Arnica WebReport

January 17, 2014 by Igor Lozhkin
Arnica WebReport is an enterprise-strength web-based reporting tool, which helps you design and run reports against most major databases - all done through a web browser, with no installation required on designer, administrator, or client computers.  

You can create a report in under a minute from any computing devise using browser only, generate a link on the fly and deliver it to users for execution or integrate it with corporate Intranet or public Internet sites. Report runs in a web browser with no deployment required.

This walk through explains how to actually create production quality reports in one minute.

Step A - from Arnica WebReport Administrator main menu select New Report Wizard:

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Step B - provide report name

report_wizard_report_name.png

Step C - select data source

report_wizard_select_data_source.png

Step D - give report a hint about database type

report_wizard_provide_database_type_hint.png

Step E - click Show Available Tables and View, or enter adhoc SQL query (let's proceed with scenario Show Available Tables and View):

report_wizard_selected_query_or_table_or_view.png

Step F - select view or table from the list

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Step G - review selections made so far and click Finish

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Step H - Your report is ready. From this screen you may run it, distribute a link to report run-time to other users, or go to development environment to adjust report appearance and behaviour, if needed.

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This report output looks like this:

report_wizard_html_report_example.png

Reports may be viewed live from the Arnica Software demo site.

Another example of a basic report created with the report wizard as described in this article may be viewed here: