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How to insert images that are stored in a data source

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In the Binding page, in Data Set, choose the data set that contains the image field. BIRT creates a column binding for each field in the data set.
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Choose Select Image Data. Select Data Binding displays the column bindings available to the image element, as shown in Figure 5-5. The image element has access to all the column bindings defined for the table, its container.

Figure 5-6 Select Data Binding showing column bindings

Figure 5-5  Select Data Binding showing column bindings
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In Edit Image Item, under Enter dynamic image expression, an expression that refers to the selected column binding appears, as shown in Figure 5-6.

Figure 5-7 New Image Item showing the dynamic image expression

Figure 5-6  New Image Item showing the dynamic image expression

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Choose OK. The image element appears on the page in the layout editor. It shows an X. The actual images appear only when the report is generated.

 

 


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