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

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Layout Template types

In order to help you to choose a Template type, here are a few characteristics of each type that you can use in BI Publisher 11g.

BI Publisher Template

This is the new Layout Template introduced by BI Publisher 11g. It can generate reports in the following formats:

  • PDF
  • RTF
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • HTML

The most exciting feature of this Template type is the interactive HTML output that allows you to execute actions such as dynamic sorting, grouping, or filtering. It is recommended for simple to medium reports to get the best response times in case of the interactive output; however, its performance is similar to that of an RTF report when generating a static output.

In the following screenshot, you can see some of the components of the ...

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