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In BIRT technology, a predefined structure for a report design. A report developer uses a report template to maintain a consistent style across a set of report designs and to streamline the report design process. A report template is a model for a complete report or a component of a report. Actuate BIRT provides standard templates and supports custom templates.
In Figure G-54, New Report displays the available templates and Preview displays a representation of the report layout for the selected My First Report, a customer-listing report template.
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Actuate BIRT iHub, Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) technology, design, format, layout, listing report, notification, report, report design (.rptdesign) file, style
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report template (.rpttemplate) file

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