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BI Publisher for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne : Creating BI Publisher Objects

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Objectives

After completing this lesson you will be able to:

Upload templates to create JD Edwards EnterpriseOne objects.
Add Translations and Localizations.
Modify template objects.

BI Publisher Objects

Templates are uploaded to the BI Publisher Object Repository to create JD Edwards EnterpriseOne objects.

The BI Publisher Object Repository (P95600) is used to upload templates and all of the translations, localizations, and transformations that are associated with them.Each template and all of its associated translations, localizations, and transformations have the same object name.

BI Publisher Object Repository Access

Use the JD Edwards Solution Explorer or the EnterpriseOne Menu to access the BI Publisher Object Repository.

BI Publisher Object Repository

This example shows the BI Publisher Object Repository form on the Microsoft Windows

 

Adding BI Publisher Objects

 This example shows the Add BI Publisher Object to Repository form:

BI Publisher Object Types

This table shows the file types that you can upload for each

 

Microsoft Windows XMLP Object Browser

This example shows the XMLP Object Browser form for uploading templates on the Microsoft Windows client:

Web Client File Upload

This example shows the File Upload form on the web client:

When using the web client to create objects, the File Upload form is used instead of the XMLP Object Browser to locate and upload templates.

Effective Dates

This example shows the Effective Dates fields for a template:

Start and End Dates

Effective dates enable a company to have multiple, slightly different versions of the same template.

For example, to customize a newsletter with different logos for each month, you can design a master template and upload it to the BI Publisher Object Repository with a start date, but no end date. Then you can created twelve copies of the original template, add a monthly logo to each one, and upload them with the same name as the original template but with different start and end dates for each copy.
Add Translations and Localizations
This example shows the Row menu selections for adding a translation or localization to an existing template:

Modifying Template Objects

There are several ways in which BI Publisher objects can be modified:

Modifying Object Properties

Complete these steps to modify the object description, product code, or product system code for an object

 

1.Find and select the object in the BI Publisher Object Repository.

2.On the Update BI Object in Repository form, change the desired information and then click OK.

3.On the Upload File form, click No in answer to the question, “Would you like to upload the file again?”

4.Click Close.

Modifying Effective Dates

To modify effective dates:

1.Select a record on the BI Publisher Object Repository form.

2.From the Row menu, select Effective Dates.

3.Add, modify, or delete the start date.

4.Add, modify, or delete the end date.

5.Click OK.

Revising Templates

To revise a template, translation, localization, or transformation:

1.Select an object on the BI Publisher Object Repository form.

2.From the Row menu, select Download.

3.On the Microsoft Windows client, the file downloads automatically.

4.On the web client, select either Open or Save on the File Download form.

5.Modify the object using the appropriate editor, and save the object to your local machine.

6.Close the editor.

7.On the BI Publisher Object Repository form, select the object that you just modified , and click Select.

8.On the Update BI Publisher Object in Repository form, modify the object information and click OK.

9.On the Upload File form, click Yes in response to the question, “Would you like to upload the file again?”.

10.Click the object name to upload the modified version.

11.Click Close

Assessment

The following assessment tests your knowledge of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne template objects.

Assessment (1)

Question: A translation is associated with a base template when it is uploaded into the BI Publisher Object Repository.

 

Assessment (2)

Question: If you specify a start date for template, you must also specify an end date.

 

Assessment (3)

Question: Modifying a template that has been uploaded to the  BI Publisher Object Repository requires that it be downloaded before changes can be made. 

Review

In this lesson, you learned how to:

Upload templates to create JD Edwards EnterpriseOne objects.
Add Translations and Localizations.
Modify template objects.

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