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  1. API reference
  2. Welcome
    1. Component overview
    2. Quick start
    3. System requirements
    4. Troubleshooting
    5. Managing license keys
    6. Migrating from WebDataRocks to Flexmonster
  3. Connecting to Data Source
    1. JSON
      1. Connecting to JSON
      2. Data types in JSON
    2. CSV
      1. Connecting to CSV
      2. Data types in CSV
    3. Database
      1. Connecting to SQL databases
      2. Connecting to other databases
      3. Connecting to a database with Node.js
      4. Connecting to a database with .NET
      5. Connecting to a database with .NET Core
      6. Connecting to a database with Java
      7. Connecting to a database with PHP
    4. MongoDB
      1. Introduction to the Flexmonster MongoDB Connector
      2. Getting started with the MongoDB Connector
      3. Embedding the MongoDB Connector into the server
    5. Microsoft Analysis Services
      1. Connecting to Microsoft Analysis Services
      2. Getting started with the Accelerator
      3. Installing the Accelerator as a Windows service
      4. Referring the Accelerator as a DLL
      5. Configuring the authentication process
      6. Configuring a secure HTTPS connection
      7. Troubleshooting
    6. Pentaho Mondrian
      1. Connecting to Pentaho Mondrian
      2. Getting started with the Accelerator
      3. Configuring Mondrian roles
      4. Configuring username/password protection
      5. Configuring a secure HTTPS connection
      6. Troubleshooting
    7. Elasticsearch
      1. Connecting to Elasticsearch
      2. Configuring the mapping
    8. Custom data source API
      1. Introduction to the custom data source API
      2. A quick overview of a sample Node.js server
      3. A quick overview of a sample .NET Core server
      4. Implementing the custom data source API server
      5. Implementing filters
      6. Returning data for the drill-through view
      7. Supporting more aggregation functions
  4. Security
    1. Security in Flexmonster
    2. Security aspects of connecting to an OLAP cube
      1. Ways of connecting to an OLAP cube
      2. The data transfer process
      3. Data security
      4. Data access management
    3. Security aspects when connecting to a database
      1. Ways of connecting to a database
      2. The data transfer process
      3. Data access management
  5. Configuring report
    1. What is a report
    2. Data source
    3. Slice
    4. Options
    5. Mapping
    6. Number formatting
    7. Conditional formatting
    8. Set the report for the component
    9. Get the report from the component
    10. Date and time formatting
    11. Configuring global options
    12. Export and print
    13. Calculated values
    14. Custom sorting
  6. Integration with frameworks
    1. Available tutorials
    2. Integration with AngularJS (v1.x)
    3. Integration with Angular
    4. Integration with React
    5. Integration with React Native
    6. Integration with Vue
    7. Integration with Python
      1. Integration with Django
      2. Integration with Jupyter Notebook
    8. Integration with R Shiny
    9. Integration with Webpack
    10. Integration with ASP.NET
    11. Integration with jQuery
    12. Integration with JSP
    13. Integration with TypeScript
    14. Integration with RequireJS
    15. Integration with PhoneGap
  7. Integration with charts
    1. Integration with Highcharts
    2. Integration with Google Charts
    3. Integration with FusionCharts
    4. Integration with any charting library
  8. Customizing
    1. Customizing the Toolbar
    2. Customizing appearance
    3. Customizing the context menu
    4. Localizing the component
  9. Updating to the latest version
    1. Updating to the latest version
    2. Release notes
    3. Migration guide from 2.7 to 2.8
    4. Migration guide from 2.6 to 2.7
    5. Migration guide from 2.5 to 2.6
    6. Migration guide from 2.4 to 2.5
    7. Migration guide from 2.3 to 2.4
    8. Migration guide from 2.2 to 2.3
    9. Documentation for older versions
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Updating to the latest version

Updating Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts to the latest version is a very simple process requiring just a couple of steps:

  • Update by downloading a package:
    1. Go to our Download page and download a trial package of the corresponding version. If you are a customer, go to the Client’s area and download the latest version of the component there.
    2. Unzip the files from the package.
    3. Replace your flexmonster/ folder with the new one (you can find it in the component/ directory or in the client/ directory – depending on the type of package that you downloaded).
  • Update via npm package manager:
    Run this command to update the Flexmonster node module:
    npm update flexmonster --save
    
  • If you are updating from a previous major version to 2.8, check out the Migration guide from 2.7 to 2.8.
  • To ensure that you updated the component, you can check the component’s version by clicking on the grid and pressing Ctrl+Alt+i. The information about the version of the component and its edition will be shown in the pop-up window.
  • If you use our Accelerator, find instructions in the separate section below.
  • If you use our Data Compressor, find instructions in the separate section below.

You’re done! You are ready to use the most recent version of Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts with its newest features.

NOTE: Being our active customer (during the first year after purchase or renewal payment) you are able to update for free. If you are our client and you would like to renew the maintenance, please contact us for more details.

Updating Flexmonster Accelerator

Microsoft Analysis Services / EXE version

  • Stop the Accelerator by closing the program.
  • Replace flexmonster-proxy-ssas.exe with the updated version from the package (find it in the server/ directory).
  • Start the Accelerator by launching flexmonster-proxy-ssas.exe.

Microsoft Analysis Services / Windows Service version

  • Uninstall the Accelerator.
  • Install the Accelerator using the updated MSI installer from the package (find it in the server/install/ directory).

Pentaho Mondrian

  • Stop the Accelerator by closing the program.
  • Replace flexmonster-proxy-mondrian.jar with the updated version from the package (find it in the server/ directory).
  • Start the Accelerator by executing java -jar flexmonster-proxy-mondrian.jar in a terminal window.

Updating Flexmonster Data Compressor

Node.js

  • Run this command to update the Flexmonster Data Compressor npm package:
    npm update flexmonster-compressor --save
    

.NET

  • Replace Flexmonster.Compressor.dll with the updated version from the package (find it in the server/.net/ directory).

Java

  • Replace flexmonster-compressor.jar with the updated version from the package (find it in the server/java/ directory).

PHP

  • Replace flexmonster-compressor.php with the updated version from the package (find it in the server/php/ directory).