Creating a New Project Activity

 

 

 

Step

Action

1. 

Note: Activity End Result

 

 

At the end of this activity, the new My Training Project appears in the Project Explorer as displayed above.

 

To achieve this result, you use the New Project wizard to create a JasperReports project.

2. 

Note: Make sure that

 

 

1. Jaspersoft Studio is open

2. The Report Design perspective is reset

3. The Properties view is docked next to the Report State view below the Report Editor view.

3. 

Begin by opening a wizard to create a new project.

 

Click the File menu.

4. 

Point to the New menu.

5. 

Click the Project... menu item.

6. 

Note: The New Project window appears.

 

 

 The JasperReports Project wizard is selected.

7. 

Click the Next button.

8. 

Enter Hello World Project into the Name field.

9. 

Click the Finish button.

10. 

Note: The new JasperReports project appears in the Project Explorer view.

 

Task 1: Create a new JasperReports project, is complete.

11. 

Next, examine the properties of the Hello World Project project.

 

Select the Hello World Project node.

12. 

Note: The Properties view displays the Resource properties of the project.

13. 

Now, examine the project contents.

 

Expand the Hello World Project node.

14. 

Note: The new project contains the two Java libraries required to build and preview reports.

 

There are no reports in the project.

 

You create a report in the Creating a New Report activity.

15. 

Next, inspect other project properties that are not accessible through the Properties view.

 

Right-click the Hello World Project node.

16. 

Click the Properties menu item.

17. 

Note: The Properties for Hello World Project window appears.

 

 

The left pane lists categories of properties.

The Resource category properties are visible in the Properties view.

18. 

Next, inspect the Jaspersoft Studio category.

 

Expand the Jaspersoft Studio category.

19. 

Note: The Jaspersoft Studio settings can be set at the project level.

20. 

Note: Task 2: Inspect the project contents and properties, is complete.

21. 

Click the Cancel button.

22. 

Congratulations!

 

In this activity, you completed the following two tasks:

 

1. Created a new JasperReports project

2. Inspected the project contents and properties

End of Procedure.