Version 7.5.x_Designer 371_Report Development Guide

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This guide details the processes in developing reports using the BIRT Report Designer 3.7.1 beginning with the Version 7.5.0.3 release. This includes how report designs are utilized, including their file structure of design, library and property files. Additionally, information on customizing, importing, and exporting are discussed.

Additionally, if you are upgrading from an earlier release of Maximo 7.5 or 7.1, your custom reports may be impacted by the BIRT upgrade to Version 3.7.1. This guide details best practices for the report upgrade, along with highlighting potential issues that may impact your custom reports.

Finally, the document references to other support documentation detailing common report development customizations, including report logging, implementing barcodes and changing report logos are referenced.

*Note: This document applies only to the embedded report tool beginning with the Maximo® Base Services 7.5.0.3 release.

For information on the V7.5.0.0 thru 7.5.0.2 report development guide,reference this url
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21498572

For information on the V7.1 report development guide, reference this url
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21447958


Revision History:

Revision 5 - June 2013
Updates included (1) Added more information on potential custom report upgrade issues (Page Displays and Fonts) to BIRT 371 on page 28 (2) Added links in section on Customizing Reports

Revision 4 - March 2013
Updated links to Reference Materials at end of Document

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More support for:

IBM Maximo Asset Management
BIRT

Software version:

7.5

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1605970

Modified date:

2013-06-27

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