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JasperReports 3.5 for Java Developers by David Heffelfinger

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The features of JasperReports

JasperReports is capable of generating professional reports that include images, charts, and graphs, in addition to textual data. Some of the major JasperReports features include:

  • Flexible report layout
  • Multiple ways to present data
  • Multiple ways to supply data
  • Capability of accepting data from multiple datasources
  • Capability of generating watermarks
  • Capability of generating subreports

It is also capable of exporting reports in a variety of formats. Each of these features is briefly described in the next few sections.

Flexible report layout

JasperReports allows us to separate data into optional report sections. These sections include:

  • The report title, which will appear once at the top of the report
  • A page header, which will ...

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