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BI Publisher for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne : Creating Report Definitions

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Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

Create report definition objects.
Define output types and languages.
Define bursting and delivery methods.
Modify report definitions.
Describe BI Publisher and Object Management Workbench integration.

Report Definitions

Report definitions define the information that BI Publisher requires to process and deliver output.

The details in a report definition include:

Create Report Definitions

Creating report definitions is a three-step process:

Enter report definition details through BI Publisher Report Definitions (P95620).

Define language and output types.

Define bursting and delivery options.

BI Publisher Report Definitions

This example shows how to access Report Definitions (P95620) from JD Edwards Solution Explorer:

Add Report Definitions

This is an example of the Add Report Definition form. Use this form to enter the name, description, source UBE, version, and templates for the report definition:

Define Languages and Output Types
This is an example of the Add Report Definition - Languages and Output Types form.
 
Define Delivery Options
This is an example of the Add Report Definition – Bursting and Delivery form. 

Define Bursting (Optional)

This example shows how to define bursting options on the Add Report Definition – Bursting and Delivery form:

Modify Report Definition Parameters

These report definition parameters can be modified:

Modify Report Definitions

To modify a report definition, first select it on the  BI Publisher Report Definitions form:

Update Report Definition Form

This example shows the Update Report Definition form:

BI Publisher and OMW Integration

If created outside Object Management Workbench, BI Publisher template objects and report definitions are automatically added to your Default Project in OMW.

Add Templates and Report Definitions in OMW

This example shows the OMW selections for adding report definitions and BI Publisher template objects:

Assessment

The following assessment tests your knowledge of report definitions.

Assessment (1)

Question: At the time a report definition is created, all the templates, translations, localizations, and transformations that will be attached to the report definition must exist in the BI Publisher Object Repository.

 

Assessment (2)

Question: If Blind Submission is selected in a report definition, the users are not given an opportunity to change the output, delivery, or language options when submitting the report definition to BI Publisher. 

Assessment (3)

Question: When creating or modifying templates and report definitions, you can use OMW to access the BI Publisher Object Repository (P95600) and BI Publisher Report Definitions (P95620).

 

Review

In this lesson, you learned how to:

Create report definition objects.
Define output types and languages.
Define bursting and delivery methods.
Modify report definitions.
Describe BI Publisher and Object Management Workbench integration.

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