XML Publisher is important for Oracle Applications, especially for Oracle Reports. Tim dexterâ€™s post mentions the fact that Oracle is now internally converting all of the EBS Oracle Reports to XML Publisher. For all intents and purposes we can safely say that Oracle Reports in the Ebusiness suite are dead and burried (As will Oracle […]
BI Publisher provides a utility to facilitate the conversion of Oracle Reports (version 9i and later) to BI Publisher Reports. The conversion is a two-step process requiring a data model conversion and a layout conversion using the following new APIs:
DataTemplateGenerator API converts the Oracle Reports data model to an XML Publisher data template.
RTFTemplateGenerator API converts […]
Oracle BI Publisher (XML Publisher) 5.6.3 is out. Check out Tim Dexter’s Blog.
Patch is 5472959 - XDO/ORACLE XML PUBLISHER OA ROLLUP PATCH 5.6.3
A selection of the new features:
Template Builder Enhancements and Name Change
Report Migration Utility
Support for Rotated Text in RTF Templates
Conditional Formatting Enhancement in RTF Templates
Data Template Enhancements
I’m particularly interested in the Report Migration Utility: