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Tutorial 1:  . Building a simple listing report

This section provides step-by-step instructions for building a report that lists customer names, phone numbers, and contact names. The report uses data from the sample database that is supplied with BIRT Report Designer, Classic Models. Figure 1-1 shows a portion of the finished report.

Figure 1-1 Report listing customer names, phone numbers, and contacts

Figure 1-1  Report listing customer names, phone numbers, and contacts

In this tutorial, you perform the following tasks:

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Create a new project. If you are using BIRT RCP Report Designer, you do not complete this step.
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Lay out the report to display each row of the data set.
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Format the report to enhance its appearance.
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