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Bulk Report Generation in OTT Format via Java

Generate reports in Microsoft Word OTT file using data source & a template.

How to Generate OTT Reports Using Java

In order to create OTT file reports, we’ll use

Aspose.Words for Java

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use assembly API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from

Maven

and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

Repository


<repository>
<id>AsposeJavaAPI</id>
<name>Aspose Java API</name>
<url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url>
</repository>

Dependency

<dependency>
<groupId>com.aspose</groupId>
<artifactId>aspose-words</artifactId>
<version>version of aspose-words API</version>
<classifier>jdk17</classifier>
</dependency>

Steps to Generate OTT Reports via Java

  1. Load template in an instance of Document class
  2. Create an object of ReportingEngine
  3. Build report using Call engine.buildReport method
  4. Save the result with Doucment.save method

System Requirements

Before integrating the code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
  • Get latest version of Aspose.Words for Java directly from Maven.
 

Generate Word Reports in OTT Format - C#

// Create Document object and initialize with OTT template.
Document ott = new Document("template.ott");
// Create Sender object.
Sender sender = new Sender("LINQ Reporting Engine", "Hello World");
// Create ReportingEngine object.
ReportingEngine engine = new ReportingEngine();
// Build report.
engine.buildReport(ott, sender, "s");
// Save as OTT document.
ott.save("word.ott");
    
 
  • Java Words API can be used to load, view and convert Microsoft Word and OpenDocument Formats like DOC, DOCX, ODT to PDF, XPS, HTML and various other formats. You can also create new documents from scratch and save them in the supported formats. It is a standalone API that is suitable for server side and backend systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software like Microsoft or OpenOffice. ‎

    Free App to Assemble OTT

    Check our live demos to create OTT files with following benefits.

      No need to download or setup anything
      No need to write or compile code
      Just upload OTT file and hit the "Assemble" button
      Download the resultant OTT file from the link

    OTT What is OTT File Format

    Files with OTT extension represent template documents generated by applications in compliance with the OASIS' OpenDocument standard format. These are created with word processor applications such as free OpenOffice Writer and can hold settings that can be used to generate new documents from these template files. These settings include page margins, borders, headers, footers, and other page settings. Such templates are used in official documents such as company letterheads and standardized forms.

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    Other Supported Report Generation Formats

    Using Java, one can easily generate reports of multiple formats including.

    DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
    DOCX (Office 2007+ Words Document)
    DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
    DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File)
    HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
    ODT (OpenDocument Text File Format)
    RTF (Rich Text Format)
    TXT (Text Document)
    XHTML (XML Text Based Markup)