Using BIRT Studio - iHub Edition
Using BIRT Studio - iHub Edition provides information about using and configuring the BIRT Studio report design tool. This manual explains how to design a report and how to configure and customize BIRT Studio.
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Using BIRT Studio - iHub Edition. This section provides an overview of this guide.
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Designing reports using BIRT Studio. This part describes the tasks that users complete to design reports.
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Getting started. This section introduces BIRT Studio and describes how to create, save, and run a report. The section describes how to use an information object or data object data source, and how to lay out report data.
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Editing and formatting report content. This section describes the formatting options in BIRT Studio, including applying a theme, changing font properties, changing the display of data, formatting data based on conditions, and modifying the page layout. The section also describes how to merge several columns into a single column, and work with data in merged columns.
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Inserting calculated data. This section describes how to write expressions to calculate data.
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Organizing data in a report. This section describes how to sort, group, and aggregate data.
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Filtering data. This section describes how to create filters to display only the information that your report needs. The section also explains how to prompt for filter values at run time by creating regular and dynamic filter parameters.
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Working with summary tables. This section describes how to create and modify summary tables, as well as how to change table types.
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Presenting data in a cross tab. This section describes how to create a cross tab, obtain data for a cross tab, and how to format and analyze data in a cross tab.
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Presenting data in a chart. This section describes the types of charts you can create, and discusses the procedures for displaying data in a chart. This section also describes how to create and format Flash charts and HTML5 charts.
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Adding interactive viewing features. This section introduces the interactive features you can add to a BIRT report. The section describes how to use bookmarks and hyperlinks in a report element, and explains the procedures to create, modify, and delete bookmarks and hyperlinks. The section also describes how to enable and disable default hyperlinks from a data object in a report design.
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Functions and operators. This section is a reference to all the supported functions and operators you can use to create calculated data. The section describes the functions you can use to create aggregate calculations, and the operators you can use in expressions, conditional formatting, as well as in filter conditions.
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Using data from multiple information objects. This section explains how to join information objects to access data from multiple data sources.
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Customizing and integrating BIRT Studio. This part is a guide to customizing and integrating BIRT Studio.
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Introduction to BIRT Studio customization. This section introduces BIRT Studio, provides an overview of the types of customizations, and lists the Actuate software required to perform the customization tasks.
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Creating and publishing report templates. This section provides guidelines for designing effective report templates for use with BIRT Studio. The section also describes the procedures for publishing the templates and their associated resources.
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Providing data. This section describes the different ways to provide BIRT Studio users with data for their reports. The section provides guidelines for designing information objects and developing custom data sources.
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Configuring BIRT Studio. This section discusses how to modify the appearance of BIRT Studio pages, how to control the functionality available to users, how to customize BIRT Studio for different user groups, and how to configure the BIRT Studio application.
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Actuate BIRT Studio URIs. This section discusses how to access BIRT Studio using a URI and how to use the BIRT Studio servlet.
 

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