A tutorial on using subreports in Jaspersoft’s iReport Designer; example runs several queries each mapping to a different subreport. Feeds · Video. This site. A subreport is a report within a report; thus, providing a way to generate a report that includes data on the target IMSMA item as well as data on other IMSMA. There are a few steps to adding a subreport to iReport. I will do my best to step by step explain. STEPS: 1) Make blank report with the values that will be used as.

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Sign up using Email and Password. We must decide on one of them and stick to it. Where you see the field “Parameters”. Connection Expression or Datasource Expression. You add a subreport to a report by dragging the Subreport element from the palette.

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The horizontal dimension of the subreport should be as large as the element into which it is placed in the parent report. For JasperReports to retrieve data and fill the subreport, you have to set the subreport data source. There are a few steps igeport adding a subreport to iReport. A parameter must have the same name in the master report and the subreport. Parameters Map Expression Optional expression used to produce a java. Name subrepodt Name of the parameter.

To create or edit an expression, click to open the expression editor.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. However, we recommend that you set the dimensions of the Subreport element to the dimensions of the subreport to best visualize the layout of the final report. Complete the wizard keeping all the default settings.


There is a complete and step by step guide how to add sub reports. In this case the expression looks like t his: Now, let’s update our existing DataBean file.

A similar approach is used to set a value for subreport parameters. How to add subreport using ireports? If the file does not exist, the string is interpreted as a resource located in the classpath.

To connect a subreport to the main report, we next need to create a parameter kreport passing the identification guid of the primary IMSMA item between the subreport and the main report. Tags iReport Designer v3. Generally speaking, creating a subreport is very igeport to creating any other report. The height of the report in this case is irepprt very interesting, since it will managed by the master report once this report will be used as subreport.

Create SubReports

When creating a report where the main report is a Location and the subreport is one of the associated objects the Location’s guid is passed to the subreport in a parameter and the subreport can use a special ImsmaQuery language syntax to limit the subreport data to those associated with the main report’s location:.

This makes perfect sense, considering that a Jasper object is not necessarily loaded from a physical file. Once the main report has been created you can add a subreport to the main report. Below are the instructions to create a subreport:. You will also see how to create subreports using different type of connections and data sources.

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If there is no connection or data source expression, no data is passed to the subreport. An optional parameters map it can subrepogt empty subreporf set the report parameters used in the dynamic connection.


The JDBC connection is passed to the subreport to execute it. The intent of the subreport is to bring data from a different but related datasource into the main report. The figure below shows an example of a location and the accident and land that are associated to the location. A connection expression must identify a java. Click on the properties of the subreport. I hope this helped and if you have any questions let me know. StringJasperReports assumes that the subreport must be loaded from a Jasper file and tries to locate the file in the same way that resources are located, as follows:.

This has the effect of limiting the subreport records to only those records that are associated to the location from the main report. For example, you could include Activity data on a report about Land.

If you want you can run this report to see the result. Hope this will helps you and others. For example, an education may have education details such as the education type, total audience, and percentage of women and men.

Add the subreport to the parent report — Insert a subreport element and specify the following:. Allows you to define how to store values in local variables calculated or processed in the subreport such as totals and record count.