report design (.rptdesign) file
In BIRT technology, an Extensible Markup Language (XML) file that contains the complete description of a report. The report design file describes the structure and organization of the report, the constituent report items, data sets, data sources, and Java and JavaScript event handler code. A report developer uses BIRT Designer Professional or Actuate BIRT Studio to create the report design file and the BIRT Report Engine processes it to create a formatted report.
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Actuate BIRT Designer Professional, Actuate BIRT Studio, Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) Report Engine, Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) technology, data set, data source, design, event handler, Extensible Markup Language (XML), format, Java, JavaScript, report, report item
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Actuate BIRT report design (.rptdesign) file, file types

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