To download and install Eclipse BIRT software on your system:
|1.||Download the ZIP file for the Eclipse BIRT RCP Report Designer (birt-rcp-report-designer-3_7_2.zip, 68MB) from:|
|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 (birt-runtime-3_7_2.zip, 104MB) from:|
|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.
Continue with Step 2: Create a BIRT report definition file.