Tutorial

Our tutorial goes step by step through how to learn Foxfire!

1. Creating Detail Requests
From Request Manager, click the New icon on the toolbar. The Select Type of New Request dialog box opens. Choose the Detail tab to specify a Detail ...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:06 PM
2. Copying Foxfire! Requests
Copying a Request Lesson Goals:  You are going to alter the Request you created in Lesson 1 so that it only displays red cars that have not been sold. T...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:11 PM
3. Label Requests
Lesson Goals:  You are going to create labels for car dealers by creating a label Request. The procedure for creating a label Request is similar to the p...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:12 PM
4. Creating Master Detail Requests
A Master Detail Report displays grouped items as group headings and the other data items in columns below the group break. A new heading is printed for e...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:12 PM
5. Cross-Tab Requests
A Cross-Tab analyzes a relationship between two Data Items and creates a table which displays row and column headings based on the two Data Items selected. ...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:10 PM
6. Creating a Summary Request
You may sometimes want a Request that just outputs summary information, not detail. That is called a Summary Request. There are two types of columns in a...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:10 PM
7. Top N Values
There is another filter option you can use when want to report only the highest, first, or top 'N' values from each group. This is called Top N...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:08 PM
8. Creating a New Data Item
You can get even more out of Foxfire! by creating data items when existing data items don't retrieve the information you need. For example, suppose ...
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018 at 5:05 AM
9. Ask At Runtime Filters
When you run a report, it is common for you to need the report with slight variations in the data selected. This is accomplished through filtering. One time...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:09 PM
10. Sending Output to a Web Browser
Lesson Goals: You will learn how to change a Request so that the output can be browsed on a Web Page. Note: This exercise only covers the steps needed t...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:08 PM