Are there any good form/report generator programs for Linux yet?

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Mon May 26 11:37:57 UTC 2008


On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 10:07:35AM +0200, Clayton wrote:
> >> Have you tried the Sun Report Builder for OpenOffice.org Base?
> >> http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/project/reportdesign
> >>
> > It looks promising but it's still very 'young' isn't it.
> 
> Young how?  The tool itself has been around a while.  It is developed
> by Pentaho, and was made available in OpenOffice.org through an
> agreement Pentaho made with Sun over a year ago with OpenOffice.org
> 2.3 (you can read about this agreement on the Pentaho website).  It is
> not a "new" tool... just relatively new to OpenOffice.org.
> 
Yes, I gathered it was from Pentaho, but there's very little real
information about the Report Designer available when you go to the
above link.  There is a wiki with a few examples and a blog with a
report about it.  I couldn't find any proper Home Page for it or
anything like that.

-- 
Chris Green




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