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

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Charts

PRD uses JFreeChart to manage charts. JFreeChart is a Java library that lets us create many types of high-quality charts. It also allows the charts to be highly customizable. The license that JFreeChart uses is the GNU LGPL, which allows proprietary software to use this library.

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Charts give life to our reports and make them more than simple flat reports, giving them another dimension. Regarding this, Thomas Morgner, the Architect of PRD, said:

"Reporting without charting is like zombies without the inevitable hunt for fresh brains. You can do it, yes, but it is sure not fun."

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