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

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Chapter 5. The New XPT Format

In the previous chapter, we learned about the types of Layout Templates that BIP offers for a report's design. The XPT format is a new template option and it is designed in a totally BIP-integrated layout design interface. In this chapter, we will see how to use this interface to design a complete report. We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • The Layout Editor presentation
  • Designing a Layout
  • Export options

The Layout Editor

First, you have to choose a predefined layout from the Create Report Interface. As you can see in the following screenshot, this interface displays a list of predefined layouts:

The Layout Editor

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