You can not replace iText with iText 7 because the differences between the two versions are too big. We do know of some people who moved to using iText. Jasper is a pdf library using iText for the generation if it’s pdf’s, iText is a library for creating and manipulating pdf’s. So if your purpose is to. While doing so, I discovered that one of the JARs included in the Jasper lib folder is called itextjar. Wow. So the iText API is part of.

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We are using JasperReport 6. But I still want to know more about both of these.

iText vs JasperReports for my reports? (Open Source Projects forum at Coderanch)

Email Required, but never shown. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. So I have a reporting program and I’d like to know if you guys recommend i use iText or JasperReports for generating pdf-reports. This time, when I ran the application, the viewer opened as before, displaying the report. I worked through exactly the same Sun article, made exactly the same switch to PDF but wouldn’t have soon guessed the lowagie class def. Answers have a reference to the relevant question in a ReportTemplate instance so iteport is where i get the question for each.

I am not young enough to know everything. Sign up using Facebook. First of all thank you Geertjan for this excelent blog. Graham 3, 12 35 Great to hear you find this useful, although, Mohsen, not sure if your comment is positive or negative: I’m not sure if this is something that can be easily done with JasperReports, for example displaying answers to multiple choice iteext with checkboxes based on the selection?


It might be useful if you watch that page, to see if it gets an answer from the people who maintain Jasper Reports. It looks like JasperReport is trying to find old iText classes which namespace is “com. Till now, I have been working on JasperReports but now thinking about shifting on iText.

The thing is, there are a few different types of questions and answers plain text, multiple choice, etc and these need to be displayed accordingly. Please do keep in touch with your developments!

Drag and drop GUI support is always preferable for quickly mocking up and finetuning reports at the last minute before a deadline. There are various discussions about this happening at some point.

Email Required, but never shown. The old thread is this http: So I’m thinking jtext should be just as easy when working with JasperReports?

JasperReports 6.0 licensing and iText 5.5

The one good thing is you can use subreports to represent each part of the layout so the query wouldn’t be that complex. I’ve blogged about lreport iText API several times. Kovica Sunday, July 23, The report has a bunch of questions under question groups which are in report parts.

Other Open Source Projects. I tried did below steps to replace JasperReport’s iText 2. Irepot as a guest Name. I tried to unzip the new iText 7.


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By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Haven’t used iText so I can’t comment on its ease of use per se.

I also got the NoClassDefFoundError and i managed to solve it by myself because my googling didn’t drive me here I didn’t expect iText to become such a success. Can JasperReports be programmed to show data based on the subclass of my Answer class, for example MultipleChoiceAnswer? Hence our decision to rewrite the complete API. I am new to jasperreport I first try to use birt within netbeans and I was planning to work deeping in a netbeans module facilitating the usage of such a reporting tool for netbeans.

Geertjan Wielenga Product Manager. Not only the packages of the classes have changed, the 7.

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Hi all, I am working in a project where I will need to produce some reports in different formats pdf and html certainly. Geertjan, This blog saved me a bunch of head-banging.

That requires a number of changes to JasperReports such as changing the package names from com.