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Unable to get actual values for custom attributes in the BIRT report

Pravin Patil (104139133) | asked May 25 '15, 1:00 p.m.

Hi, I followed all the steps mentioned at Now when I run the report (to display the MAIN dataset) it gives me ID of the attribute and not the actual value. For e.g. I have one of enumeration called "Change Type, id=change_type. In report, I get its value as change_value_literal.l7 whereas I want the actual value like "Individual Change".

Please suggest. What is the proper way of getting actual values of custom attributes in BIRT reports.

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Tiago Moura (8387) | answered May 25 '15, 1:12 p.m.
I didn't check if the answers here are right, but on this question you can find a lot of discussion about reporting custom enumerations.

Remember, before create a new question always search for it, often someone already asked.

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Donald Nong (14.5k414) | answered May 26 '15, 2:19 a.m.
If you have read the developerWorks article, I assume that you have already read the three-part series mentioned in the "prerequisite" section, particularly "Part 3. Advanced reporting techniques".
Do you have any difficulties in understanding the concept of using scripted variables to map the enumeration literals to the IDs?

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