A file used when creating or running a program. For example, Windows library files are dynamic link libraries. UNIX library files are shared libraries.
In BIRT technology, a collection of reusable and shareable report elements. A library can contain data sets, data sources, embedded images, JavaScript code, styles, and visual report items. A report developer uses a report designer to develop a library and to retrieve report elements from a library for use in a report design.
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Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) technology, data set, data source, design, dynamic link library (DLL), image, JavaScript, report element, report item, style
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