Installing BIRT Using Update ManagerIf you already have the Eclipse SDK installed, you can easily add BIRT to your existing installation using Update Manager.
Installing BIRT using Update Manager Instructions
Step 1: Start Eclipse and navigate to Help > Software Updates > Find and Install.
Step 2: Select Search for New Features to install.
Step 3: Choose the Europa Discovery Site.
Step 4: After Update Manager checks for available features, check the options to select "Charting and Reporting" and "Database Development".
Step 5: Press the Select Required button to find the additional components that BIRT uses.
Step 6: Press Next and on the following page, accept the license terms.
Step 7: Press Finish and Update Manager will download the required components.
Step 8: On the Feature Verification page, select Install All.
Step 9: Restart Eclipse.
Step 10: You can now start designing BIRT reports by selecting the Report Design perspective.
Choose Window > Open Prespective > Other... and then Report Design.