Changes In Functionality

This section describes changes in functionality in the Jaspersoft BI Suite Version 7.8 release. For information regarding Version 7.1.0 to 7.5.0 releases, see the Changes In Previous Versions section.

Chromium replacing PhantomJS. JasperReports Server Version 7.8 replaces PhantomJS with the Chromium JavaScript engine to generate graphical reports that are run in the background or scheduled. You can use Chrome, Chromium, or any other browser based on Chromium like Microsoft Edge. For information on the compatible versions of browsers, see the TIBCO Jaspersoft Platform Support Guide.
Input controls client-server pagination implemented for Report Viewer, Report Options, and Scheduler. This functional change improves performance when running reports with big number of values in single-select and multi-select input controls.