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JasperAssistant report designer 1.5.4 released  RSS feed

Peter Severin
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JasperAssistant (http://www.jasperassistant.com) is a visual report designer for JasperReports, a popular open-source reporting engine. It is built on top of the Eclipse's plug-in architecture and its main goal is to assist you in creating JasperReports report definition files through an intuitive graphical interface.

What's new:

  • Support for JasperReports 0.6.7.
  • Support for Eclipse 3.1 milestone releases.
  • Nudge element position actions (Ctrl+Arrows shortcuts)
  • Nudge element size actions (Ctrl+Shift+Arrows shortcuts)
  • Import subreport parameters wizard.

  • Convert static text to text field action.

  • Other minor changes:
    • Multiple drag&drop from the Outline View.
    • Snap to grid on resize behaviour can be configured to match the one in Crystal Reports.
    • Improved Copy&Paste actions.
    • Double-click on subreport parameter opens the expression editor.
    • Copy&Paste support for subreport parameters.
    • Subreport parameters are now always ordered by name in the Outline View.

    • Main benefits of JasperAssistant:
      • Design and layout your reports using an intuitive visual interface and avoid the need for XML editing of JasperReports templates.
      • Use the only designer that fully supports all the features of JasperReports up to the latest version.
      • Take advantage of Eclipse IDE integration and effectively combine Java and JasperReports development.
      • Efficiently locate and correct report problems using precise error indications.
      • Preview your reports instantly using live data from a JDBC database connection, an XML document, JavaBeans array or a custom data source.
      • Export and preview your reports in PDF, Excel, HTML, CSV and XML formats.

      • For more information please visit http://www.jasperassistant.com

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