Step 1: Download and Install BIRT Software
To download and install Eclipse BIRT software on your system:
1. Download the ZIP file for the Eclipse BIRT RCP Report Designer:
2. Extract the contents of the ZIP file to a suitable location e.g. c:\birt_372.
3. Download the ZIP file for the Eclipse BIRT Runtime environment:
4. Extract the contents of this ZIP file to the location used for the Report Designer e.g. c:\birt_372\. A runtime folder will automatically be added to this location.
You can start now start the BIRT Report Designer by executing c:\birt_372\birt.exe. Refer to the Eclipse BIRT Report Developer Guide supplied as online documentation with the Report Designer for a description of the BIRT system, and for details of how to use it.