(warning) PLEASE NOTE: This documentation applies to Pentaho 8.1 and earlier. For Pentaho 8.2 and later, see Pentaho Reporting Output on the Pentaho Enterprise Edition documentation site.

Pentaho Reporting Output

This step renders a report designed by Pentaho Report Designer, a so called prpt file.  The various output options available to the Pentaho Reporting engine are exposed (PDF, HTML, Excel, ...).

Options

Metadata Injection Support

All fields of this step support metadata injection. You can use this step with ETL Metadata Injection to pass metadata to your transformation at runtime.

Samples

Here is a simple example where there is one parameter:
Another example can be found in your Kettle distribution package:

 samples/transformations/Pentaho Reporting Output Example.ktr