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JasperReports Plugin

JasperReports is a powerful open source Java (LGPL) reporting tool that has the ability to deliver rich content onto the screen, to the printer or into PDF, HTML, XLS, CSV and XML files.

The JasperReports plugin enables Actions to create high-quality reports as results.

Features

Usage

To use this plugin, have your packages that contain the target actions extend the provided jasperreports-default package, which contains the jasper result type. Then, simply use the result type in the desired actions. The result takes the following parameters:

Generates a JasperReports report using the specified format or PDF if no format is specified.

This result follows the same rules from {@link StrutsResultSupport}. Specifically, all parameters will be parsed if the "parse" parameter is not set to false.

Examples

 <result name="success" type="jasper">
   <param name="location">foo.jasper</param>
   <param name="dataSource">mySource</param>
   <param name="format">CSV</param>
 </result>

or for pdf:

 <result name="success" type="jasper">
   <param name="location">foo.jasper</param>
   <param name="dataSource">mySource</param>
 </result>

Settings

This plugin doesn’t provide any global settings.

Installation

This plugin can be installed by copying the plugin jar into your application’s /WEB-INF/lib directory. No other files need to be copied or created.


See also Compiling JasperReports JRXML Files with Maven (Mark Menard)