Jasper Report in Adempiere
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Jasper Report in Adempiere


Jasper Report in Adempiere, Part 1


Adempiere already provides a fairly sophisticated reporting tools , but sometimes still not sufficient to meet the needs of users , especially for users who want to be able to easily create reports with a report that a complex calculation , which if done in Adempiere will be quite difficult for the user .

One of the advantages Adempiere is already tergintegrasinya Jasper reports in Adempiere , sehingg for users who are familiar with tools such as Jasper Reports reports , Crystal Report etc. , will be able to easily utilize Such facilities .

JasperReports has hundreds of features , but unfortunately does not provide a tool to visually design reports . Someone without a good ability with XML may not be able to use to the fullest library ( library ) JasperReports .
It required utilities ” Report Designer ” to facilitate the user in developing the design of the report . One of the ” Report Designer ” which is the most popular iReports ” . IReport works to help people like this besides of course the experts / developers .


iReport is a utility ( tool ) reporting , which was developed in the Java environment in order to help users and developers ( developers / programmers ) visually design reports . Through the interface is simple yet feature-rich , iReport provides the most important functions to create complex reports with ease , thus saving a lot of time .

iReport uses JasperReports library for creating reports . JasperReports , in this case is the core of iReport . JasperReports is an open source utility yamg reporting in the most popular Java technology , and iReport is a visual report designer for JasperReports .

IReport Features

iReport can connect to any database and obtain data from different data sources . Moreover, it can export reports to PDF , XHTML , OpenOffice , MS Word , MS Excel , XML , Text , and others .

IReport Interface

User Interface ( UI ) of iReport is very user friendly . This gives some easy steps to generate a report using the Report Wizard help .


Featured in iReport interface including:
Facilities Drag-and-drop (drag and drop) to Elments Report (element statements).
Palette window which consists of the Report Elements and Tools

Easy navigation of report objects via the Report Inspector

Properties window to set the properties of the report elements, as shown below:

Supports Undo and Redo editing window interface that can be collated and configuration.

You can design reports using the report designer smart (intelligent report designer). The following are some of the features of the designer:
Using the Report Wizard, the report can be built in a few easy steps in a very short time. After that, there are other editors that can be used to modify / add features further reports. It helps to quickly manufacture new reports, subreports, defines the group data, and create a group header and footer.

The built-in editor for hyperlinks, padding and border, number, and date pattern.
Using the mouse or keyboard to position, align, and resize objects.

The format of comprehensive tools.


Contextual menu to perform common operations quickly. Header, footer, summary, background, and so on, which can be adjusted ukurunannya well as with some of the details. Copying and pasting elements.

Complete including Pie Charts, Pie 3D, Bar, Bar 3D, YX Bar, Stacked Bar, Stacked Bar 3D, Line, XY Line, Area, YX Area, Scatter, Bubble, Time Series, High Low, Candlestick, Gantt, Meter, Thermometer , and Multi-Axis chart.



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