Cizer Newsletter Issue 6, June 2005

Cizer June 2005 Headlines

CNR 3.1 Now Available:
Query Builder, 3-D charts, drill-down Matrix reports, enhanced Quick Query grouping & sorting and more!

Download your free eval copy by following the "Get Free Eval" link at the top left home page of

New! Report Builder's Matrix
Cizer Report Buider Matrix Report Cross tab style reporting is Cizer Report Builder's newest feature. Now you can custom design a Matrix template with your company colors and fonts using the extensive cell formatting options. Group fields or expressions in the dynamic rows and columns of your report, with aggregate data in the data cells based on the intersections of columns and rows. Drill-down capability, sub-totals and labels organize your data into an intuitive multi-level report.
Tech Tips:
Upgrading from CNR 3.0 to CNR 3.1

The CNRUpgrade.msi is included in, the eval zip file downloadable from Cizer's web site. Please read the following instructions before running the upgrade installation. This upgrade can only be applied to Cizer .Net Reporting v3.0.

1. Back-up your existing CNR database before beginning the upgrade process.

2. During the installation, when you are prompted for the Virtual Directory, enter the Virtual Directory where Cizer .Net Reporting version 3.0 is installed.

3. If you have a custom install of CNR version 3.0, or are moving up to CNR 3.1 from a version earlier than CNR 3.0, please contact Cizer Tech Support at or 703-554-1450 prior to the upgrading process.

New! Cizer Query Builder
The most requested query tool yet. Your comments and requests have motivated the development of Query Builder's features:

* Link tables on the fly and get the data you need without asking the IT staff to develop separate views or queries.

* Create data filters using automatic lookups with distinct data values.

* Dynamic HTML answer-set displays returned data.

* Permissions granted by admin on a per group or per user basis.

Cizer Query Builder

Testimonial: Intelliprocess utilizing Cizer .Net Reporting

Cizer allows our customers to build and customize reports and queries to suit their individual tastes. This self-service reporting eliminates the problems associated with communicating report requirements and preferences to technical staff, and opens both report authoring capacity and responsibility for end users.
- Randy Love, President

Report Builder and Report Builder: What's the difference?

View a comparison between SQL Server 2005's Report Builder and Cizer Report Builder on the Product page of

Sneak Peak

The Cizer .Net Reporting fall release will have a new look and be fully compatible with SQL Server 2005 but will continue to run on SQL Server 2000.

New! 3-D Charts
The possibilities are endless! Chart types include bar, column, line, doughnut and pie, all with customizable elements such as title, legend, axis and more. Adjustable perspective options render impressive 3-D charts and take reporting to a whole new dimension.
Cizer Report Builder 3-D Chart

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