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Password Issue in Admin Console

Problem Statement : Not able to access pentaho administration console using default user name and password Scope of the Article: Here we are going to see a trick to decrypt the MD5 encrypted password credentials used to login to pentaho

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How to call pentaho report from xaction

Problem Statement : Many times while executing a report in pentaho we need to perform some pre and post processing steps as per the functional need. The pre-processing steps would include   authorization of report of access, formatting and validating input

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Output of pentaho report to a folder through xaction

Problem Statement : Many times we come across a need to redirect report output in a specific folder rather than rendering it in browser. Scope Of this Article : This articles presents detailed to steps to write pentaho report output

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Content grouping in report through pentaho report designer

Problem Statement : Content grouping is pretty standard need in any reporting solution. Does pentaho report designer support content grouping? Does it support multi level content grouping? The answer is yes. Pentaho report designer supports content grouping and it supports

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Rowbanding in Pentaho Reports

Problem Statement: Applying different colors to each line in report is becoming common need these days. Pentaho Provides an inbuilt facility to Apply different colors or alternative colors to each line in the Report output using row banding. Scope of this

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Parameterised pentaho reports using ETL transformation as Datasource

Problem Statement : Many times we come across a need to use transformation as data source for a report. Pentaho Report designer supports this kind of requirement. It allows Transformation or Job as data source. It also has support to

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call a parameterized prpt from xaction

Problem Statement : Does xaction allows me to pass a parameter from front end, just how my prpt does? Yes xaction allows you to pass a parameter to prpt , in addition to this , xaction support beautification(Java script) ,

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