New Ad Hoc Editor Workflow - (Commercial Edition, Only) The workflow of the Ad Hoc Editor has been modified to distinguish between Ad Hoc views, which allow you to interact with the data and perform data analysis, and reports generated from Ad Hoc views. You can create multiple reports from a single Ad Hoc view. This upgrade makes fundamental changes to the architecture of Ad Hoc objects, and migrates existing Ad Hoc reports to the new Ad Hoc view format. Ad Hoc views may only be opened in the Ad Hoc Editor, whereas reports always open in the interactive report viewer.
Jaspersoft provides an upgrade procedure that converts Ad Hoc reports into Ad Hoc views and associated reports. Note that the number of Ad Hoc-related objects in your repository will double during upgrade; unwanted reports that are not used can be deleted. In addition, Ad Hoc reports may need to be modified for the new architecture. See the chapter “Planning Your 4.7 Upgrade” in the Installation Guide.