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Eclipse BIRT Report Developer Guide
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In this procedure, you set up the following items:

Data that you set up for a cross tab is stored in an entity called a cube.

Figure 17-6 Adding a state group to the cube

Drag PRODUCTLINE from Available Fields and drop it on (Drop a field here to create a group). Use the default group name.

Figure 17-7 Cross Tab Cube Builder displaying two groups

EXTENDED_PRICE(SUM) appears under Summary Field. SUM indicates that the SUM aggregate function is used to calculate the totals of the EXTENDED_PRICE values. The cube builder selects the SUM function by default. You can, however, select a different function to apply to a summary field by selecting the measure, then choosing Edit.
Figure 17‑6 shows the dimensions and measure you defined.

Figure 17-8 Cross Tab Cube Builder displaying two groups and a summary field

Figure 17-9 Data Explorer showing the Sales cube

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