by Karen Cannell
Report printing in APEX is a wide topic, with perhaps as many solutions as there are organizations looking to address the problem. This chapter focuses on the APEX-supplied standard report printing solution for producing Portable Document Format (PDF) output. This option uses the built-in generic XSL Formatting Objects (XSL-FO) templates for classic and interactive reports and uses APEX report queries and customized report layouts for more specialized report configurations.
Report printing gets a bad rap in APEX. Some simply say APEX has none and that APEX report printing is achieved only ...