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

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Chapter 17. Building a Report That Contains Subreports

You can build a report that contains multiple reports, called subreports, and you can lay out the subreports in a variety of configurations. For example, within a single report, you can

  • Display multiple reports, one after another. For example, you can display the top ten customers, top ten sales representatives, and top ten products.

  • Display multiple reports next to one another. For example, you can display general employee information and employee salary history.

  • Display one report within another. For example, you can display detailed mutual fund performance within general fund information.

Also, you can combine any of the report configurations that are in the preceding list.

A subreport is simply ...

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