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Integration with ASP.NET

This tutorial will help you to integrate Pivot Table Component with ASP.NET. Follow the steps to set up a simple ASP.NET project in Visual Studio using Flexmonster Pivot Table:

Step 1. Create ASP.NET MVC project

  1. Open Visual Studio. If you don’t have any, we recommend Visual Studio 2015.
  2. Click File. filetypescript
  3. Choose New -> Project. projecttypescript
  4. Choose Web. projectasp
  5. Enter project name and click OK. addasp
  6. Select Empty template, add MVC references and click OK. projecttypeasp

Step 2. Add View and Controller

  1. Choose Controllers -> Add -> Controller. addctrlasp
  2. Choose MVC Controller Empty and click OK. addctrltypeasp
  3. Enter name: PivotController. addctrlnameasp
  4. Choose Views/Pivot -> Add -> View. addviewasp
  5. Enter name: Index. addviewnameasp
  6. In Visual Studio choose Debug->Start without debugging. You will see an empty project. runasp

Step 3. Add Flexmonster.Mvc.dll

  1. Copy Flexmonster.Mvc.dll to your project folder.
  2. Choose References -> Add reference. addrefasp
  3. Choose Browse and click ‘Browse’ button. addref2asp
  4. Inside file explorer find and select Flexmonster.Mvc.dll from your project folder.
  5. Make sure you selected the file and click OK. addref3asp
  6. Open web.config file from Views/ folder. Find the following code:
    <namespaces>
            <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc" />
            <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc.Ajax" />
            <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc.Html" />
            <add namespace="System.Web.Routing" />
            <add namespace="WebApplication1" />
    </namespaces>
    
    and add this line inside:
    <add namespace="Flexmonster.Mvc" />
    

Step 4. Add Flexmonster js files to Scripts folder

Copy flexmonster/ folder from the download package to scripts/ folder. flexmonsterasp

Step 5. Add pivot

Change content of Index.cshtml inside of Views/Pivot/. Please note, licenseKey is your license or trial key, so you should replace XXX with an actual key.

@{
    ViewBag.Title = "Index";
}

<h2>Index</h2>

<script src="~/Scripts/jquery-1.10.2.min.js"></script>
<script src="~/Scripts/flexmonster/flexmonster.js"></script>
@Html.Flexmonster("pivot").Init(new Flexmonster.Mvc.Config()
{
    componentFolder = "/Scripts/flexmonster/",
    licenseKey = "XXX",
    toolbar = true,
    report = "http://www.flexmonster.com/download/report.xml"
})

Step 6. Build and run

Now the project is ready to run. In Visual Studio choose Debug->Start without debugging. runasp You will see Pivot Table with sample report loaded.

You can download the full example here.