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The FAQ is divided into a number of topics. The nav bar on the left provides a quick way to move between topics.  
 
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* [[FAQ/Installation]] – Tips for downloading and installing BIRT, and supported platforms.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Installation|Installation]] – Tips for downloading and installing BIRT, and supported platforms.
* [[FAQ/Linux]] – Tips for using BIRT on Linux.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Linux|Linux]] – Tips for using BIRT on Linux.
* [[http://www.eclipse.org/birt/examples | Examples]]– Tips for how to get started with BIRT, and where to find examples.
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/birt/examples Examples]– Tips for how to get started with BIRT, and where to find examples.
* [[FAQ/Data Access]]– Data sources, data sets, custom data sets, data extensions and more.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Data Access|Data Access]]– Data sources, data sets, custom data sets, data extensions and more.
* [[FAQ/Report Parameters]]– Report parameters allow your user to pass data into the report.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Report Parameters|Report Parameters]]– Report parameters allow your user to pass data into the report.
* [[FAQ/Scripting]]– Expressions, aggregates, scripting and calling into Java code.  
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Scripting|Scripting]]– Expressions, aggregates, scripting and calling into Java code.  
* [[FAQ/Extensions]] – Extending BIRT with custom report items, converts and more.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Extensions|Extensions]] – Extending BIRT with custom report items, converts and more.
* [[FAQ/Charts]] – Using and programming the Eclipse Charting Engine.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Charts|Charts]] – Using and programming the Eclipse Charting Engine.
* [[FAQ/Deployment]] – Deploying BIRT onto an application server.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Deployment|Deployment]] – Deploying BIRT onto an application server.
* [[FAQ/Report Layout]] – Building the layout and formatting portion of a report.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Report Layout|Report Layout]] – Building the layout and formatting portion of a report.
* [[FAQ/Output Formats]] – HTML and PDF report output formats.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Output Formats|Output Formats]] – HTML and PDF report output formats.
* [[FAQ/Internationalization]] – Using BIRT in multiple locales and with multiple languages.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Internationalization|Internationalization]] – Using BIRT in multiple locales and with multiple languages.
* [[FAQ/Applications]] – Tips & tricks for achieving various kinds of applications.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Applications|Applications]] – Tips & tricks for achieving various kinds of applications.
* [[FAQ/Birt Project]]– The BIRT project itself, such as schedules, contributions, etc.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Birt Project|Birt Project]]– The BIRT project itself, such as schedules, contributions, etc.
* [[FAQ/Limitations]] – Known limitations of the BIRT 1.0 Release.
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Limitations|Limitations]] – Known limitations of the BIRT 1.0 Release.
* [[FAQ/Uncategorized]] - The BIRT Tech leads have been providing `FAQs topics based on the Newsgroup input.  These entries are new and have not been categorized, or formatted
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* [[BIRT/FAQ/Uncategorized|Uncategorized]] - The BIRT Tech leads have been providing `FAQs topics based on the Newsgroup input.  These entries are new and have not been categorized, or formatted

Revision as of 10:05, 10 July 2006

Introduction

Presented here are questions commonly asked in the BIRT newsgroup. Have a suggestion? Please post it on the newsgroup.

Much of the material here has been adapted from newsgroup postings. Thanks to all the BIRT community members who provided the questions & answers.

Topics

The FAQ is divided into a number of topics. The nav bar on the left provides a quick way to move between topics.

  • Installation – Tips for downloading and installing BIRT, and supported platforms.
  • Linux – Tips for using BIRT on Linux.
  • Examples– Tips for how to get started with BIRT, and where to find examples.
  • Data Access– Data sources, data sets, custom data sets, data extensions and more.
  • Report Parameters– Report parameters allow your user to pass data into the report.
  • Scripting– Expressions, aggregates, scripting and calling into Java code.
  • Extensions – Extending BIRT with custom report items, converts and more.
  • Charts – Using and programming the Eclipse Charting Engine.
  • Deployment – Deploying BIRT onto an application server.
  • Report Layout – Building the layout and formatting portion of a report.
  • Output Formats – HTML and PDF report output formats.
  • Internationalization – Using BIRT in multiple locales and with multiple languages.
  • Applications – Tips & tricks for achieving various kinds of applications.
  • Birt Project– The BIRT project itself, such as schedules, contributions, etc.
  • Limitations – Known limitations of the BIRT 1.0 Release.
  • Uncategorized - The BIRT Tech leads have been providing `FAQs topics based on the Newsgroup input. These entries are new and have not been categorized, or formatted