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Integrating and Extending BIRT by Iana Chatalbasheva, Tom Bondur, Jason Weathersby

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Chapter 19. Developing a Report Rendering Extension

This chapter describes how to develop a report rendering extension using the Eclipse PDE with sample CSV and XML report rendering extensions as the examples. Developing a BIRT report rendering extension is discussed in the following sections:

Understanding a report rendering extension

Developing a CSV report rendering extension

Developing an XML report rendering extension

Understanding a report rendering extension

BIRT Report Engine provides report rendering extensions that render a report in HTML, PDF, XLS, PostScript, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. This chapter provides sample implementations of customized CSV and XML report rendering extensions, org.eclipse.birt.report.engine.emitter.csv ...

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