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 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 release.

For information on the V7.5.0.0 thru report development guide,reference this url

For information on the V7.1 report development guide, reference this url

Revision History:

Revision 7 - April 2015
Added information on (1) configuring BIRT Designer to support preview of reports in in IE11 in section 2.7 (2) Updated hyperlinks

Revision 6 - February 2015
More information added on custom reports and hyperlinks in Note 3 on page 59


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