Starting with Version 0.8.10 of the Pentaho Reporting Classic Engine, the Simple-XML fileformat and the Extended-XML fileformat have been deprecated. Although we continue to support report-definitions written in these formats, we no longer extend the fileformats to support newer features like parameters or new report-element types.

When looking at any production, managerial, financial or operational report, each displays detail data, organizes it by certain categories and specifies which pieces of data gets presented on the first page, last page or on every page. In addition, these report types can contain:

This guide will explain:

This guide contains the following sections: