Accessing JasperReports Server from Jaspersoft Studio

This section describes functionality that can be restricted by the software license for JasperReports Server. If you do not see some of the options described in this section, your license may prohibit you from using them. To find out what you are licensed to use, or to upgrade your license, contact Jaspersoft.

You can connect Jaspersoft Studio to JasperReports Server and move reports between the two. Jaspersoft Studio uses web services to interact with the server.

Connecting with JasperReports Server enables you to:

Browse the repository on the server from Jaspersoft Studio.
Add reports and subreports to the repository from Jaspersoft Studio.
Drag and drop images and other resources from the repository to Jaspersoft Studio.
Add and delete folders and resources on the server from Jaspersoft Studio.
Modify resource properties on the server from Jaspersoft Studio.
Link input controls to reports on the server.
Import and export data sources (JDBC, JNDI, and JavaBean).
Download, edit, and upload JRXML files.
Connect to multiple servers for access to both test and production environments.
Create a report in Jaspersoft Studio based on a Domain in JasperReports Server (commercial edition only).

This chapter contains the following sections:

Connecting to JasperReports Server
Configuring a Project for JasperReports Server
Publishing a Report to JasperReports Server
Working with JasperReports Server Templates
Creating and Uploading a Topic for Ad Hoc Views
Managing Repository Objects through Jaspersoft Studio
Creating and Uploading Chart Themes
Working with Domains
Understanding the repo: Syntax
Adding a Date/Time Stamp to Scheduled Output in JasperReports Server