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