Using Graphs to Present Data
Saying that a picture tells a thousand words refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single image, in our case a graph. It also aptly portrays one of the main goals of reporting, namely, making it possible for the recipient to absorb large amounts of data quickly.
Graphs are a powerful, visual representation of the data from your database. Discoverer uses a Graph Wizard to take you through the steps of creating a graph. Since the first edition of this book, Oracle has brought graphing forward dramatically in Discoverer. Graphing has been available in both Desktop and Plus since ...