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Step 5: Design a BIRT Report Chart

In this step we will add a simple chart to the report:

  • Open the [New Chart] dialog box by dragging a Chart from the [Palette] window and dropping it on the report design (.rptdesign) layout.
  • In the [Select Chart Type] tab select Tube as the chart type and click Next.

  • In the [Select Data] tab - enter row["y"] as the Y series and row["x"] as the X series, (use Ctrl + Space in these fields for content assistant) and click Next.

  • In the [Format Chart] tab you can set the chart title, background, etc.:

  • Click Finish to add the chart to the report page:

  • You may click Preview now to see the chart with the real data:

In the next step we will add a table view of the same data to the report.