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

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Event triggers

Event triggers are the equivalent of Report triggers from the Data Template in BIP 10g. A trigger can be set to fire before or after the completion of the report. This will call one or more database functions. To get access to these functions, an Oracle DB Default Package has to be mentioned on the Data Model Properties interface:

Event triggers

As you can see in the preceding screenshot, you can change the default package. Once the package is set, a list of Available Functions is displayed and you can add one or more functions to the Event Trigger list using this interface. For example, salary calculation is too complicated to be included in a ...

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