Boyd, Sandra; Hattenfels, Mark; McPherson, David; Walls, Tony; and Wurth, Monika, BURP- the business report processor, Department of Computing Science, University of Wollongong, Working Paper 87-1, 1987, 190p.
BURP is a report generation package which may be used to create general reports or may be used to create relational tables of data that may be manipulated via relational database style BURP commands. A functionally complete set of utilities also provides the ability to manipulate complete reports.
The user friendly BROWSE and EDIT facilities provide functionality to support the following report operations:
* create/modify report data
* search report lines
* project report columns
* select report lines
* join two reports
* apply mathematical equations
* print reports
Screen based on line help is available in all facilities.