Customizing BIRT Report Templates

With BIRT Report Designer (BIRT), you can customize the pre-installed report templates of Silk Central and create custom report templates. For details on using BIRT, see the Administration topics in this Help and the BIRT Report Designer documentation.

To download an existing template for editing:

  1. In the menu, click Reports > Details View.
  2. Select a report that utilizes the BIRT Report Template.
  3. Click the Properties tab.
  4. Click Generate empty BIRT report template. You receive the report data as an empty generic BIRT report template. The data source is already configured.
  5. Once you have saved the template to your local system, modify it as required. For detailed information on configuring BIRT report templates, see the Administration topics in this Help.
  6. To upload the modified report template, click Administration > Report Templates in the menu and click Upload.