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Simple Create

This example demonstrate using the DE API to create a simple report. Add comments at the bottom of the example.

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Source

SimpleCreate.java

import java.io.IOException;

import org.eclipse.birt.core.framework.Platform;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.CellHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.DesignConfig;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.DesignElementHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.ElementFactory;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.GridHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.IDesignEngine;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.IDesignEngineFactory;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.ImageHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.LabelHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.ReportDesignHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.RowHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.SessionHandle;
import org.eclipse.birt.report.model.api.activity.SemanticException; 

import com.ibm.icu.util.ULocale;

/**
 * Simple BIRT Design Engine API (DEAPI) demo.
 */

public class SimpleCreate
{

 	public static void main( String[] args )
	{
		try
		{
			buildReport( );
		}
		catch ( IOException e )
		{
			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
			e.printStackTrace();
		}
		catch ( SemanticException e )
		{
			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
			e.printStackTrace();
		}
	}
	
	// This function shows how to build a very simple BIRT report with a
	// minimal set of content: a simple grid with an image and a label.
 	
	static void buildReport( ) throws IOException, SemanticException
	{
		// Create a session handle. This is used to manage all open designs.
		// Your app need create the session only once.
 		
 		//Configure the Engine and start the Platform 
		DesignConfig config = new DesignConfig( );

		config.setProperty("BIRT_HOME", "C:/birt-runtime-2_1_1/birt-runtime-2_1_1/ReportEngine");
		IDesignEngine engine = null;
		try{
					
			
		Platform.startup( config );
		IDesignEngineFactory factory = (IDesignEngineFactory) Platform
		.createFactoryObject( IDesignEngineFactory.EXTENSION_DESIGN_ENGINE_FACTORY );
		engine = factory.createDesignEngine( config );

		}catch( Exception ex){
			ex.printStackTrace();
		}		
				
		
		SessionHandle session = engine.newSessionHandle( ULocale.ENGLISH ) ;
		
		// Create a new report design.
		
		ReportDesignHandle design = session.createDesign( );
		
		// The element factory creates instances of the various BIRT elements.
		
		ElementFactory efactory = design.getElementFactory( );
		
		// Create a simple master page that describes how the report will
		// appear when printed.
		//
		// Note: The report will fail to load in the BIRT designer
		// unless you create a master page.
		
		DesignElementHandle element = efactory.newSimpleMasterPage( "Page Master" ); 
		design.getMasterPages( ).add( element );
		
		// Create a grid and add it to the "body" slot of the report
		// design.
		
		GridHandle grid = efactory.newGridItem( null, 2 /* cols */, 1 /* row */ );
		design.getBody( ).add( grid );
		
		// Note: Set the table width to 100% to prevent the label
		// from appearing too narrow in the layout view.
		
		grid.setWidth( "100%" ); 
		
		// Get the first row.
		
		RowHandle row = (RowHandle) grid.getRows( ).get( 0 );
		
		// Create an image and add it to the first cell.
		ImageHandle image = efactory.newImage( null );
		CellHandle cell = (CellHandle) row.getCells( ).get( 0 );
		cell.getContent( ).add( image );
		image.setURL( "\"urlofimage\"" ); 
		
		// Create a label and add it to the second cell.
		LabelHandle label = efactory.newLabel( null );
		cell = (CellHandle) row.getCells( ).get( 1 );
		cell.getContent( ).add( label );
		label.setText( "Hello, world!" ); 
		
		// Save the design and close it.
		
		design.saveAs( "c:/tmp/sample.rptdesign" ); 
		design.close( );
		System.out.println("Finished");
		
		// We're done!
	}
 }
 

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