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Printing jsf ArrayLIst via Jasper Report using JRBeanCollectionDataSource

  Asked By: Jamal    Date: Jan 17    Category: Java    Views: 4508

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I'm using a jsf array list to retrieve records based on some criteria. Now I want contents of this array list to be print via Jasper report. I followed following steps.

1. Used empty datasource in Jasper report.
2. Created Fields in jasper reports as those of my bean properties.
3. Then I compiled the report to employeeList.jasper and placed that in my /reports /employeeReports/employeeList.jasper folder in jsf project (I'm using Eclipse).

I have then used following code to fill and show the pdf report

JRBeanCollectionDataSource dataSource = new JRBeanCollectionDataSource(this.srchdEmployeesList);
try {
FacesContext facesContext = FacesContext.getCurrentInstance();
HttpServletResponse response =
(HttpServletResponse) facesContext.getExternalContext().getResponse();
HashMap parameterMap = new HashMap();
JasperFillManager.fillReportToFile("/reports/employeeReports/employeeList.jasper", parameterMap, dataSource);
InputStream reportStream = facesContext.getExternalContext().getResourceAsStream("/reports/employessReports/employeeList.jasper");
ServletOutputStream servletOutputStream = response.getOutputStream();
Session hibernateSession = null;
hibernateSession = HibernateUtils.currentSession();
connection = hibernateSession.connection();
response.setHeader("Content-disposition", "attachment;");
JasperRunManager.runReportToPdfStream(reportStream, servletOutputStream, parameterMap, connection);

} catch (Exception e) {

I recieve following error message and report do not show up

net.sf.jasperreports.engine.JRException: java.io.FileNotFoundException: \reports
Caused by: java.io.FileNotFoundException: \reports\employeeReports
\employeeList.jasper ... 34 more

Help in this regard would be highly appreciated. Bundles of thanks in advance.



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