JasperAssistant is a visual report designer for JasperReports, a popular open-source reporting engine. It is built on top of the Eclipse's plug-in architecture and its main goal is to help you create JasperReports report definition files through an intuitive graphical interface.
The latest 1.3.0 version adds the following features:
The latest JasperReports 0.6.0 support. Most notable features added by this version of JasperReports are:
Java package hierarchy change.
A new JRRenderable interface that brings an enhanced image quality.
A new XPath based XML data source contributed to JasperReports by the JasperAssistant Team.
Integrated XML data source support. Reports can be filled and previewed using the data from
a xml document. (Eclipse 3.0)
Horizontal/Vertical spacing actions.
Align in band actions.
Shortcuts support. Now shortcuts can be defined for every action exposed by JasperAssistant. (Eclipse 3.0)
Added a new set of toolbars. All the alignment actions can be accessed directly from
the toolbar. The visibility and positioning of a toolbar is customizable. (Eclipse 3.0)
Other minor changes:
Move up/Move down actions in the Outline View.
Panning selection tool. Holding Space while dragging will pan the report page.
Added cancel support to the preview generation dialog.
Fixed the classpath problem that caused compilation errors in certain
project configurations when using scriptlets or external utility classes.
Fixed a Query Wizard bug that prevented it from working in certain conditions with Oracle database.