iReport and Java 8 compatibility

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Hi All. It seems that Java 8 is not supported for iReport yet. Could you please answer, whether an udpate is intended for this purpose. Thank you!

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Joined: May 14 2013 - 11:53pm
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I've been advised after posting a similar question to just use jasper studio instead, I'm using studio now and it works fine.

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There's another way if you don't want to have older Java versions installed you can do the following:

1) Download the iReport-5.6.0.zip from http://community.jaspersoft.com/project/ireport-designer/releases

2) Download jre-7u67-windows-x64.tar.gz (the one packed in a tar) fromhttp://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre7-downloads-1880261.html

3) Extract the iReport and in the extracted folder that contains the bin and etc folders throw in the jre. For example if you unpack twice the jre-7u67-windows-x64.tar.gz you end up with a folder named jre1.7.0_67. Put that folder in the iReport-5.6.0 directory:

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and then go into the etc folder and edit the file ireport.conf and add the following line into it:

jdkhome=".\jre1.7.0_67"

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now if you run the ireport_w.exe from the bin folder in the iReport directory it should load just fine.

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