Web controls are report components designed to be similar to the kinds of controls found on web pages. Logi JReport provides web controls such as Text Field, Drop-down List, and Button that are usually used in web pages. In most cases, web controls are not used independently. They are bound with web actions, or put into a form. When a web control is bound with web actions which will be triggered on specified events, any of the events occurs on the web control will perform the web actions. You can also add web controls into a form and define the form according to your requirements, so that the inputs at runtime can be submitted to Logi JReport Server and thus be processed.
Based on the different functions and usages, web controls are divided into two types in Logi JReport: basic web controls and advanced web controls. For the basic web controls, you need to bind web actions to them by yourself. Advanced web controls are defined with specific web actions or are used for specific purposes so that you can use them directly.
The following topics discuss web controls in further detail:
See an example: The SampleComponents catalog, included with Logi JReport Designer, contains reports that have examples of how each component type could be used in a report. For the web control example, open