Ingres Report Writer

Code: IRW
Days: 2

You will learn:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use Reports by Forms (RBF) to generate reports from Ingres databases
  • Write Reports using the Ingres Report Writer specification language

Course Style

This course uses lectures, demonstrations and practicals to teach the delegates all the major aspects of Report Writer and Reports by Forms (RBF). It is suitable for users of all versions from Ingres 2.6 onwards.

Who Should Attend

This course is for Developers and End Users who need to present detailed reports from an Ingres database


Delegates should have attended the Introduction To The Ingres Product And Ingres SQL (IngresSQL) course or have extensive equivalent experience of SQL.

Key Topics

  • Using the RBF editor
  • Running RBF reports
  • Composing basic ReportWriter reports
  • Data Retrieval
  • Sorts and Breaks
  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Formats and Templates
  • Aggregates and Summaries
  • ariables
  • Using other SQL
  • Block processing
  • Testing Reports
  • Running Reports from the Operating System
  • Storing and Copying Reports
  • Running Reports from the Database