GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET API helps you build powerful document automation and report generation applications with capabilities to generate reports from customized templates in C#, ASP.NET and other .NET related applications. With just a few lines of code, the .NET reporting library intelligently assembles the given data from the defined document template and generates beautiful reports in the preferred output format by fetching data from various data sources (databases, XML, JSON, ODATA, CSV, Custom .NET objects).
It supports LINQ-based template syntax, and users can easily generate output documents in all commonly used business file formats such as PDF, HTML, Outlook email, Microsoft Office Word, Excel worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and slides. Formatting properties for template elements are also configurable by manipulating text, HTML & conditional blocks, images, charts, barcodes, hyperlinks, pivot tables etc.
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET can be used to develop applications in any development environment that targets .NET platform. It is compatible with all .NET based languages and supports popular operating systems (Windows, Linux, MacOS) where Mono or .NET frameworks (including .NET Core) can be installed.
Following is an overview of GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET:
Supported document file formats for .NET document generation API are listed below.
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET supports following Operating Systems, Frameworks & Package Managers:
Works with Multiple Data Formats
Capable to Manipulate Data using Formulae & Sequential Data Operations
Format Strings in Template Syntax to be Upper, Lower, Capital, FirstCap
Perform Ordinal, Cardinal, Alphabetic Numeric Formatting in Template Syntax
Define Variables in Template Documents & Support Text Comments within Template Syntax Tags
Dynamically Insert Contents of Outer Documents to your Reports
Dynamically Generate Barcode Image in Reports & Set Background Color for HTML Documents
Dynamically Assign Attributes to Email Message Body & Insert Hyperlinks in Reports
Dynamically Build Email Message Attachments
Support for Analogue of Microsoft Word NEXT Field
Update Fields while Assembling Word Processing Documents
Calculate Formula while Assembling Spreadsheet Documents
Format Numeric, Text, Image, Chart, Date-Time Elements of Template
Loading & Saving Assembled POT & OTP Presentation Document Formats
Use LINQ-Based Syntax for Template & Perform Conditional Text Formatting of Template Elements
Change File Format of the Assembled Document using File Extension or Explicit Specs
Ordered List Supported for Markdown - Save Newly Assembled Emails & Word Documents to Markdown
Supports Reports of Numerous Types, e.g., Charts, Lists, Tables, Images and more
Inline Template Syntax Errors in Generated Documents instead of Exception Throwing
Load Template Documents from HTML with Resources and Save Assembled Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Emails to HTML with Resources
Dynamically Add Restart List Numbering in Word Document Formats and Email with HTML & RTF Bodies
Dynamically Insert images & documents from Base64-encoded bytes and adjust checkbox value settings of Word documents
Stretch Image in Textbox of Word, Excel, Presentations & Emails while Preserving the Image Ratio
Dynamically Add Links and Bookmarks to Document Formats and Name the Cell Ranges of Excel Spreadsheets
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET API gives you control to work with numerous template elements. You can work with formatted text blocks, HTML blocks, Images, Charts, Hyperlinks and Bar Codes (through Barcode Fonts). Repeated blocks & Conditional blocks are also supported including list items and table rows. You can also dynamically merge table cells containing the same text based on template expressions for spreadsheets, presentations, documents, and emails with HTML and RTF bodies.
Using GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET API, you can work with List Reports of following three types:
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET supports following type of Chart Reports:
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET supports following types of Table Reports:
You can also use Data Bands in table rows.
You can easily integrate GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET API with your .NET application using just a few lines of code. Following is an example code for generating report in open document format:
//Instantiate DocumentAssembler class DocumentAssembler assembler = new DocumentAssembler(); //Call AssembleDocument to generate report assembler.AssembleDocument("D:\\WordTemplates\\Barcode.docx", "D:\\WordReports\\Barcode.docx", new DataSourceInfo(DataLayer.GetCustomerData(), "customer")); //(See DataLayer.GetCustomerData() method details at https://github.com/groupdocs-assembly/GroupDocs.Assembly-for-.NET)