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Oracle APEX Cookbook - Second Edition by Marcel Van Der Plas, Michel Van Zoest

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Creating a report layout using Oracle BI Publisher

In this recipe , we will show you how to work with templates. We will create a report which presents data from the APP_CUSTOMERS table.

Getting ready

Make sure you have installed Oracle BI Publisher desktop. BI Publisher desktop is packed with BI Publisher Enterprise. You can find it in <local hard drive>:\OraHome_1\xmlp\XMLP\Tools, assuming that you have installed Oracle BI Publisher in \OraHome_1. During installation, all Microsoft applications such as Word and Outlook need to be closed.

After installation, Microsoft Word is enriched with a BI Publisher add-on. How the plug-in looks depends on the version of Word:

How to do it...

  1. Open Microsoft Word.
  2. Select Add-ons.
  3. Click on the Oracle BI Publisher ...

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