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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So glad you blogged this. Additional question, if we keep using iText 2.

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! This time, when I ran the application, the viewer opened as before, displaying the report. So if your purpose is to generate reports I would stick to Jasper, if however you feel itest you are going to generate more pdf’s that aren’t reports you could take a look at the iText library.


Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. The reportDest field is defined as follows: You can watch a video that goes irepotr more detail regarding this decision here: Post as a guest Name.

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Thanks for your effort. I got the class not found error and googled my way to your answer.

The old thread is this http: Last year, with Andrejus Baranovskis from Oracle partner Red Exception in thread “main” java. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyirreport our Terms of Service. Hi nacerix, mohsen, and Matt!

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I’m not sure if this is something that can be easily done with JasperReports, for example displaying answers to multiple choice questions with checkboxes based on the selection? There are various discussions about this happening at some point. Geertjan Wielenga Product Manager. And then I changed the extension of the reportDest field. How easily could this be done with JasperReports?

This seems to be a definite priority in the coming period, to get a visual designer for reports in the IDE. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’ve blogged about the iText API several times.

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Soegaard Thursday, August 13, Can anyone help me. Drag and drop GUI support is always preferable for quickly mocking up and finetuning reports at the last minute before a deadline.

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We do know of some people who moved to using iText 5 with JasperReports. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Irepport 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. Replace JasperReport iText 2. I had to find out more. Somebody asked the same question on the Jasper reports website: Hi all, I am working in a project where I will need to produce some reports in different formats pdf and html certainly.

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

It looks like JasperReport is trying to find old iText classes which namespace is “com.

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