eXaro 1.80.0

BogDan Vatra bog_dan_ro at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 28 14:59:46 CEST 2009

Name: eXaro
Version: 1.80.0
Type: KDE Printing
Depend: Qt 4.x
License: Other
Homepage: http://exaro.sourceforge.net/
More Info:

 [b]eXaro[/b] it's a free report engine similar to
Jasper or Crystal Reports.
 [b]eXaro[/b] can be embedded very easy in any Qt
application. [b]eXaro[/b] has an integrated
preview with search and export (in different
formats) capabilities.
 [b]eXaro[/b] came with an visual designer.
 [b]eXaro[/b] can be extended very easy. No XML is
required just a simple subclass of ItemInterface
class. For more informations see

If you have suggestions or you found bugs please
contact us


[b]*** We need help to finish 2.0 ***[/b]
Here is some opened jobs:
- finish charts
- create a wizard
- d&d for tool box ?
- help us with docs
- write some docs
- and more docs
- help us with Mac OSX

[b]Starting with 1.60 version eXaro need some libs
to be fully functional:[/b]
- [b]propertyEditor[/b]
 is used to build the report designer.
- [b]Zint[/b] [url]http://www.zint.org.uk/[/url]
(from CVS)
or you can download a "stable" snapshot from
is used to build barcode plugin (remember this
plugin is build only if you choose GPL license)
- [b]quazip[/b] [url]
or you can download a "cmaked" snapshot from
is used to build ods export plugin.

[b]Debian (SID)/ (*)Ubuntu 9.04 users looking for
packages please follow

 [b]1.80.0 (2.0 beta) [/b]
  * Debian sid/(8)Ubuntu 9.04 packages
  * Items selection is more pretty
  * + formula item.
  * + Italian translation
  * + pie chart item
  * + wizard. Now report can be generated very
fast and easy.
  * + bug fixes (windows crash, segfaults, etc.)
  * + eXaro designer can now load helper toolbar
plugins. eXaro now came with a font toolbar, which
help you to set fonts more easy.

[b]1.60.0 (2.0 alpha 1) [/b]
* add LGPL v3 license
* switch to cmake build system
* start chart framework 
* finish undo/redo
* finish open/save items
* rewrite the paint engine, now eXaro is >40x
* make gui more pretty

 Starting today (02-02-2009) eXaro is relicensed
under GPL and LGPL v3. 
for more info see:


* segfault --
* now you can add custom baseclasses uis to exaro
* finish drawPolygon.
* rewrite the paintengine, now this exaro can
render 100 page in less 10 seconds.
* remove "switch paiting system"

 * Sync with zint project (1.6.1)
 * Synt with qrencode project (3.0.3)
 * Mem leak --
 * Finished Romanian and Russian translations

rc 10 (final rc)
 * new home for eXaro. 
 * added Romanian and Russian translations.
 * improved desktop metrics detection.
 * added data inspector for query editor.
 * bug fixes.

rc 9
 * switch all measurements to metric system. This
make eXaro device/platform independent.
 * added menu and mime support for linux and
windows platforms.
 * added windows installer.
rc 8
 * change name to eXaro
 * added overlay band. Thanks to Mikhalov
Alexander (aka AlFoX).
 * added picture item. Thanks to Mikhalov
Alexander (aka AlFoX).
 * added Object Inspector
 * rewrite preview. 
 * Many, many, many, bug fixes. Thanks again

 * cleanup
 * activate -> triggered signal for qaction

 * bug fixes
 * update zint lib to 1.6
 * ui improvements

 * bug fixes
 * added barcode item. Barcode item is based on
Zint library which provides support for over 30
barcode symbologies
in an open source package released under the GNU
General Public License. Currently supported
symbologies include:

Code 11, Standard Code 2 of 5, IATA Code 2 of 5,
Industrial Code 2 of 5, Interleaved Code 2 of 5,
Code 2 of 5 Data Logic, ITF-14, Deutche Post
Leitcode, Deutche Post Identcode, UPC-A, UPC-E,
EAN-5, EAN-8, EAN-13, UK Plessey, MSI Plessey,
Telepen Alpha, Telepen Numeric, Code 39,
Extended Code 39, Code 93, PZN, LOGMARS, Codabar,
Pharmacode, Code 128, EAN-128, NVE-18, Code 16k,
PDF417, MicroPDF417, Two-Track Pharmacode,
PostNet, PLANET, Australia Post 4-State Symbols,
USPS OneCode, GS1 DataBar, DataBar-14, DataBar
Limited, DataBar Extended, DataBar Stacked,
Composite Symbology, Data Matrix, QR Code,
Maxicode, FIM and Flattermarken.

The home of libzint is

 * qt designer 
 * lots of bug fixes 

 * Items can be controled with keyboard. Press Alt
to move by 5, press Ctrl to move by 1 and shift to
 * lots of bug fixes

[b]Debian (SID)/ (*)Ubuntu 9.04 users looking for
packages please follow

Praktikant m/w Programmierung/Marketing/IT -
openDesktop.org - trainee
C++ / QT Entwickler (m/w) - Linux Lancers
Deutschland - full time employee

more jobs: http://www.KDE-Apps.org/jobs/

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