This chapter explains the techniques for incorporating graphics, such as bar charts and pie charts, in reports. The overall methodology is described, the correspondences between Siebel chart types and Actuate chart types are detailed, and the property settings for a chart are explained. For more information about creating charts, see Developing Actuate Basic Reports using Actuate e.Report Designer Professional in the Actuate folder of the Siebel Business Applications Third-Party Bookshelf.
This chapter consists of the following topics:
One existing standard report that incorporates graphics, the Opportunities Pipeline report, is analyzed. An example is also provided in which you create a customized version of a standard report containing group breaks. The customized report includes a summary bar chart at the end of each group of detail records.