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Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example Beginner’s Guide by Dario R. Bernabeu, Mariano García Mattío

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Time for action – creating nested parameters

We will create two new parameters. The first one will ask the user to select the year in which a film was rented, and the second one will ask the user to select the corresponding month.

Later on, we are going to nest these two parameters. The months in the second parameter will be shown according to the year selected in the first parameter. This way, the second parameter will only offer selection of those months in which there is relevant information present.

  1. Finally, we will modify our main data set to take into account the values present in these two new parameters. We will create a parameter so that the final user can select the year in which films were rented, to be shown in the report. We will head ...

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