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1 /*
2  * Copyright (C) 2006 Erik Swenson - erik@oreports.com
3  *
4  * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
5  * under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
6  * Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option)
7  * any later version.
8  *
9  * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
10  * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
11  * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for
12  * more details.
13  *
14  * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
15  * this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple
16  * Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
17  *
18  */

19
20 package org.efs.openreports.services;
21
22 import org.efs.openreports.engine.output.ReportEngineOutput;
23 import org.efs.openreports.services.info.ReportInfo;
24 import org.efs.openreports.services.input.ReportServiceInput;
25
26 /**
27  * Central Interface for external access into OpenReports report
28  * generation services.
29  *
30  * @author Erik Swenson
31  * @see ReportServiceImpl
32  */

33
34 public interface ReportService
35 {
36     public static final String JavaDoc DELIVERY_EMAIL = "EMAIL";
37     public static final String JavaDoc DELIVERY_SCHEDULED_EMAIL = "SCHEDULED_EMAIL";
38     public static final String JavaDoc DELIVERY_API = "API";
39     public static final String JavaDoc DELIVERY_FAX = "FAX";
40     public static final String JavaDoc DELIVERY_ONSCREEN = "ONSCREEN";
41     
42     /**
43      * Generate report from ReportServiceInput
44      */

45     public ReportEngineOutput generateReport(ReportServiceInput reportRequest);
46     
47     
48     /**
49      * Gets the ReportInfo object for a given report name
50      */

51     public ReportInfo getReportInfo(String JavaDoc reportName);
52     
53     
54 }
55
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