PacktLib: iReport 3.7

iReport 3.7

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

Preface

Introduction to iReport

iReport features

iReport Classic vs iReport NB

Downloading and installing iReport

References

Summary

Building Your First Report

Creating a connection/data source

Building your first report

Viewing and exporting the report

Summary

Report Layout and Formatting

Setting up the report pages

Configuring bands, formatting reports and elements

Summary

Using Variables

Reviewing the database tables

Creating a basic report

Adding variables

Summary

Using Parameters

What is a parameter?

Summary

Grouping Data in Reports

Building a Group by report

Modifying group properties

Managing report groups

Variables for the group

Summary

Subreports

Creating a subreport

Returning values from the subreport

Using an existing report as a subreport

Compiling a report

Summary

Crosstab Reports

Understanding a crosstab report

Creating a crosstab report

Summary

Charting

Developing a pie chart report

Developing a 3D pie chart report

Developing a bar chart report

Summary

Working with Images

Displaying an image from the database

Displaying images from the hard drive

Setting a background image

Summary

Calling Reports from Java Applications

Downloading and installing NetBeans

Creating a project in NetBeans

Creating the iReport viewer class

Calling the viewer class

Creating GUI with menus

Calling reports from a web application

Summary

iReport in NetBeans

Installing iReport plugins in NetBeans

Creating reports

Creating a parameterized report

Summary

A Sample Database

A Sample Database

A Sample Database

A Sample Database

A Sample Database

Index