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BIRT: A Field Guide to Reporting by Jane Tatchell, Nola Hague, Diana Peh

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Chapter 16. 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. BIRT supports many ways of arranging subreports within a single report, such as:

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

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

  • Displaying 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 ...

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