The JasperReports project ZIP file includes the JDBC driver for HSQLDB. Consult
your RDBMS documentation for information on where to download the appropriate
JDBC driver for your RDBMS.
iText is an open-source library for creation and manipulation of PDF files. iText is
needed only if you want to export your reports to PDF or RTF format. Version 1.2.2
of the JasperReports project ZIP file includes iText version 1.3.1. The file to be added
to your CLASSPATH is itext-1.3.1.jar .
iText can be downloaded separately from http://www.lowagie.com/iText/ .
JFreeChart is an open-source library for creating professional-looking charts
including, but not limited to 2-D and 3-D pie charts, 2-D and 3-D bar charts, and line
charts. JFreeChart is needed in our CLASSPATH only if you intend to add charts to
your reports. JFreeChart version 1.0 RC1 can be found in the lib directory inside the
JasperReports project ZIP file version 1.1. The file to be added to the CLASSPATH is
JFreeChart can be downloaded separately from http://www.jfree.org/jfreechart/ .
Jakarta POI is a Java library that allows Java applications to read and write Microsoft
Office files. We need POI in our CLASSPATH only if we need to export our reports
to XLS format. Version 1.1 of the JasperReports project ZIP file includes POI version
2.0. To add XLS exporting capabilities to your reports, the file you need to add to
your CLASSPATH is poi-2.0-final-20040126.jar .
POI can be downloaded separately from http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/ .