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BIRT: A Field Guide to Reporting by Nola Hague, Alethea Hannemann, Diana Peh

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Chapter 3. Updating a BIRT Installation

As BIRT Report Designer is a Java-based application, updating an installation typically requires replacing the relevant files. Eclipse supports the update process for BIRT Report Designer by providing the Update Manager. BIRT RCP Report Designer is a stand-alone product, so you must replace the existing version with a newer version.

This chapter describes important considerations and the steps you should follow to update the following packages:

  • BIRT Report Designer

  • BIRT RCP Report Designer

Using the Eclipse Update Manager to update BIRT Report Designer installation

Use the Update Manager to find and install newer major releases of BIRT Report Designer. To install a milestone release or other prerelease version, ...

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