Opus announced the release of Version 4.0.2. The new version includes a number of new functional and performance-enhancing features, including compatibility with Windows VISTA and Windows Server 2008. Some additional features include: custom colour palette in graphing report elements for automatic series colours; axis titles and font sizes for the bar graph report element; legend font sizes and text styles for graphing report elements; Opus Viewer now supports the displaying of images; a single date/time value from a data source in a parameter is displayed in a date picker; the month parameter option also supports [Current Month], [Month-to-date], [Week-to-date], [Year-to-date]; an alternative ConnectionMode for connecting to SQL; additional report layout templates for creating easy-to-use layouts; line graph report element supports Adroit Bad data.
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