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Oracle BI Publisher 11g: A Practical Guide to Enterprise Reporting by Daniela Bozdoc

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Appendix B. Migrating Oracle Reports to BI Publisher

The advantages presented throughout the previous chapters might have convinced you to use BI Publisher to design your reports. But why not use the same capabilities on your old Oracle Reports? Beginning with release 10.1.3.3, BI Publisher introduces the ability to convert Oracle Reports to BI Publisher.

In this chapter, we will see the following:

  • Converting Oracle Reports to BI Publisher prerequisites
  • Conversion steps

Prerequisites

To start report conversion, you need to have the following installed on your computer:

  • Oracle Reports Designer
  • BI Publisher
  • JDK

Installing Oracle Reports Designer

You need to install Oracle Reports Designer only if your Oracle Reports are not already in XML format.

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