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Default to PDF with BIRT 3.7.1


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#1 jballnik

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Posted 02 July 2014 - 07:54 AM

Hey Gang,

 

Is there a way to print the BIRT report as a PDF by default in Maximo 7.5.0.3 or greater (BIRT 3.7.1).  I've read previous posts and it looks like the _format parameter worked for BIRT 2.3.2, but that doesn't seem to be the case with this version.

 

Anyone know?

 

John



#2 rdpeterson

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Posted 19 April 2016 - 12:43 PM

I use parameter '__format' (two underscores in front), then set it's default value to 'pdf'.  Note you may have problems with reports with hyperlinks in PDF documents intended to run sub-reports from an executed report.  I've also been unable to use this with parameter-less reports like ones intended to run from the browser Maximo tool bar by single-click as parameters aren't allowed on tool bar reports.