Designing data objects for reports created with Actuate BIRT Studio
Actuate BIRT Studio is a web-based report design tool on iServer designed for users who want to create reports quickly and easily without deep understanding of database architecture or report design techniques. BIRT Studio users create reports using predefined data sources and templates that provide the data and basic layout for their reports.
The data objects you create should provide the data in a structure that is appropriate for business users and for the report elements that users can add to a report. The design guidelines discussed in the previous section apply here as well, except for the following:
Report parameters in a data object do not link to parameters created in BIRT Studio, so you typically do not include report parameters in a data object that you create for BIRT Studio users.

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