Creating a Simple Report

JasperReports Library is a powerful tool, and Jaspersoft Studio exposes much of its functionality to help you design reports. Learning the full capabilities of the report designed can be daunting, but the first step is to build a simple report to help introduce you to the basic concepts and ways of achieving the desired results.

To that end this chapter introduces the basic steps for defining a report and includes the following sections:

Creating a New Report
Adding and Deleting Report Elements
Previewing a Report
Creating a Project Folder