Kristopher Clark

Kristopher is a Solutions Consultant for OpenText Analytics.
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How to Charge Credit Cards from a BIRT Design, and Other Posts From This Week

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend a local hackathon put together by hackmidwest. If you’re not familiar with…

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Using Google Maps in a Text Item, and Other Posts From This Week

This week in the BIRT Forums, someone asked about using Google Maps in a BIRT report. While there is a…

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Writing Back to a Database, and Other Posts From This Week

This week in the BIRT Forums there was a question about how to write data back to a database.  Generally…

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Using the Power of Bookmarks

One of my favorite features in BIRT that doesn’t get a lot of attention are bookmarks. Bookmarks can be one…

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Using BIRT Viewer Toolkit as the Default Viewer

Editor’s note: If you already have BIRT Viewer Toolkit (BVT), the information in this blog post will help you make…

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Creating a Custom ODA [Part 1]

In BIRT there are several ways we can connect to data. Some of these methods are out of the box…

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Creating an IoT Dashboard with BIRT

This month marked the 10th annual EclipseCon. I was able to attend and show off some of the cool things…

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Create a PHP Template for BIRT Viewer Toolkit

In my last blog I briefly spoke about a few simple ways you can use BIRT Viewer Toolkit (BVT) and the JavaScript…

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Using the JavaScript API to Embed BIRT Viewer Toolkit into PHP, .NET, and More

Earlier this month Actuate released the new BIRT Viewer Toolkit (BVT) for the BIRT developer community. The BVT makes integration…

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Highlighting Duplicate Entries, Creating a Variable Based SQL Query, BIRT RAP Application Bar Chart, and More

Sometimes when creating a report, it’s beneficial to suppress duplicate entries in a table. There are also situations that might require you…

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New Changes in the BIRT Community, Chart with Zoom Functionality, and Other Topics.

The last few weeks on BIRT Exchange have ushered in some exciting changes for the BIRT developer community. We’ve released…

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Collapsible Crosstab

Crosstabs are a great tool to summarize data in a BIRT report. The problem is the fine line between a…

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PageNumber TOC Links Do Not Work in Word, Link US Map Gadget to Other Gadget Reports

This week in the forums there was a good question about percentile data as series labels with a pie chart.…

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Colored Vertical Bar on One Side of the Report, Multiple Parameters Not Passed to Sub Report, Who is Viewing My Report

This week I got to work on another chart formatting question. He wanted to know how to start a line chart…

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Conditional Filters Using IN Clauses, Print Image Base64 in BIRT Report, Get Size Of Images

One of the forum posts I worked with this week was about chart formatting. The poster was wanting to know how…

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Integrating BIRT with Django

I was asked about integrating BIRT with Django in the forums. I used a library called Py4j which allows you to…

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Speech-to-Text as a Parameter

I was writing a report today with a custom parameter page. I thought it might be fun to try and…

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Split Bar Chart, Toggle Between Chart and Table, How to use Script Files Outside the BIRT RCP

This week I got to work on a good charting question. I was asked how you would split a series in…

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Use JSON as a Scripted Data Set

I was doing some work with JSON this weekend and I thought it might be fun to build a scripted…

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Auto Report Generation, Adding New Drop Down in BIRT Report and Changing Query Parameter

While answering questions in the forums this week I came across a good thread asking how to add percentage data to a…

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