Are you looking to display data from a SharePoint list/library, SQL table/view, Bamboo List Rollup, or BDC/BCS without the need for creating a data view which requires SharePoint Designer? With Bamboo's Data-Viewer Web Part, you can accomplish all of this and more. Whether you want to: customize the look and feel; allow users to group, filter, and sort; apply calculations and/or export items to Microsoft Excel; or customize the CSS, Data-Viewer Web Part is THE must-have tool for business intelligence and analytics. All these options, as well as the ability to: perform inline editing of data; apply conditional formatting and calculations to both the master data and the nested child data; and access Lists and List Rollup data-views from all across your SharePoint farm, are all available now with the latest release of Data-Viewer Web Part.
To help celebrate the release of Data-Viewer Web Part version 3.6, we have put together a brand-new 8-part series that will walk you through how to use the product's newest and most popular features. Here in part three, we'll show you how to use the Print Feature in Data-Viewer Web Part.
To begin, go to the tool pane. In the Column Display Settings dialog box, select the columns which you would like to see displayed on and printed from the Web Part. In this example, we have chosen to display the following three columns: Product Name (i.e., Title), Profits (i.e., Currency), and Released Date (i.e., Date):
Return to your Home Site. You will now see the data for the three columns which you selected above displayed in Data-Viewer Web Part:
Next, return to the tool pane. Under General Settings, select the Enable Print Current Page checkbox:
Return to your Home Site. You will now see the Print Current Page button displayed atop the data for the three columns you selected displayed in Data-Viewer Web Part:
Click on the Print Current Page button. When prompted, select the Printer to which you will be printing your data:
Are you ready to test drive Data-Viewer Web Part in your own SharePoint environment? Jump over to the Data-Viewer Web Part product page now and select Add Trial to Cart to download a free, fully-functional 30-day trial.
Want to learn more about Data-Viewer Web Part? Check out the rest of the series here:
- Part 1: How to Configure the Column Display Settings
- Part 2: How to Create and Display List Data Calculations
- Part 4: How to Create a New Item in a Parent List and Nested List
- Part 5: How to Group, Sort, and Filter List Rollup Data
- Part 6: How to Update the Skin and Font to the Site Theme
- Part 7: How to View Lists Flat and Lists in Folders
- Part 8: How to Define Column Headers