DevExpress Reporting 16.2.4 released

Released: Jan 18, 2017

Updates in 16.2.4


Windows Forms

  • A component is visible in the ReportExplorer when the XRDesignPanel.ComponentVisibility property is set to the ComponentVisibility.None value.
  • A drill-down report jumps to the first page when the report details are expanded/collapsed for the first time.
  • End-User Report Designer - Script Editor - Intelligent code completion - Cannot select an item with mouse.
  • Export to Excel - The line style of a border in a cell doesn't match the original XRControl style.
  • FormatStringEditor doesn't recognize certain DateTime format strings.
  • FormatStringEditorForm - Custom DateTime format strings are registered with the use of localized names of categories.
  • How to use bitmap icons in the Print Dialog by default.
  • It is impossible to set the paddings of the XRBarCode control to the required values.
  • No exception is thrown when placing complex controls (XRPivotGrid, XRSubreport) to XRPanel or any other container at runtime.
  • Parameters Panel - A cursor position is reset to the beginning of a text when a report parameter value is modified.
  • Report Designer - Prevent cross-band controls from being dropped into a left margin area.
  • Report Parameter - Field Description shows a check box.
  • Report Parameters - The dynamic list dropdown is closed up while a user is searching through the drop-down list.
  • Right-A single line text is not displayed in some cases.
  • Right-A table layout with merged cells is broken.
  • Right-Control borders are inconsistent.
  • The DevExpress.XtraPrinting.ExportOptionKind.PdfCompressed option is missing.
  • The MouseWheel event is automatically passed to DocumentViewer's parent container, which results in the incorrect scrolling of the container.
  • The protection level of the XtraReportModelUI class is changed with the hotfix.
  • The Scripts property of the Group Header is translated incorrectly in the German locale.
  • The System.NullReference exception is thrown when the Data Source Wizard is used to add the ExcelDataSource to a report.
  • The XtraReports toolbar is not available in Visual Studio 2017.
  • There is no way to disable vector icons in the XRDesignRibbonFormEx / XRDesignFormEx forms.
  • WaitForm is visible only on the first run of document creation.
  • When binding a control to an IEnumerable object, list the collection values in the report using the separator specified in the sytem's current culture.
  • Wrong page indices are returned by the BookmarkNode.PageIndex property for merged documents.
  • XRDesignFormEx - The Closing command is called twice.
  • XRPageInfo in a duplicated subreport displays incorrect values.
  • XRPictureBox - A WMF image is not rendered on the preview if it is loaded from the Report Designer.
  • XRRichText - Incorrect fonts are displayed in XtraReport after HTML import.
  • XRSubreport - Location is not updated after XRTable's row was hidden.
  • XtraReports - Exported documents do not preserve their original text formatting.
  • XtraReport's scripts are compiled even if they are not used.


  • ASPxReportDesigner - XRPivotGrid - Field appearance settings are not saved/restored.
  • ASPxWebDocumentViewer - Parameter LookUp settings are accessed even if the parameter is invisible.
  • It is impossible to create a script for the XRChart control in ASPxReportDesigner.
  • It is impossible to edit text in the XRRichText control after a report has been reloaded.
  • The exported document can be corrupted if a report contains a table cell whose RowSpan property is greater than 1.
  • Web Document Viewer - Localization - Localization strings are displayed instead of their content.
  • Web Report Designer - Modifying the Visual Range of chart axes has no effect in the preview.


  • DocumentViewer \ DocumentPreviewControl - An invalid page range can be set during export.
  • Opening a new report in the wizard doesn't invoke the IReportStorage.CreateNew method.
  • Print Dialog - A current page from the viewer is not passed to the dialog.
  • The ParametersRequestBeforeShow script doesn't operate in WPF applications.
  • The type 'XtraReportModel' exists in both DevExpress.Xpf.ReportDesigner.v16.1 and DevExpress.XtraReports.v16.1.Extensions.
  • WPF Report Designer - Crash after opening a smart tag for two or more selected labels.
  • WPF Report Designer - It is not possible to reorder bands by using the "Move Up" and "Move Down" options in the Report Explorer.
  • WPF Report Designer - The Page Setup dialog displays measurement units in inches regardless of the XtraReport.ReportUnit property value.
  • WPF Report Designer - The Save button is not activated after the report's scripts code was edited in the designer.
  • WPF Report Designer with ReportDesignerBrowserView does not operate correctly within the DXTabControl.