Learn OBIEE Answer
                              By
                   Amit Sharma




Provided By: BISP              Revi...
Hello All,
    Today we’ll develop our first BI Answer Request and convert it into BI Publisher.
This guide will give you ...
Step#3 Select the dimension members and facts from Sample Sales Subject Area.
You can find the selected Dimension members ...
Step#4 Once you select all dimensions and filters. The screen may look like this.In
the given below screenshot I haven’t s...
Step# 5 . In the below screen I have selected[Ctrl+Select] Customer Name as
Filter so it opens Create/Edit Filter Dialog b...
Step#7 Your Answer Request is ready now. We are going to convert it to BI
Publisher. Open MS Word and Click on Oracle BI P...
Step#9 Double click the file, it will open the SaveAs dialogbox.




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Step#10 Once file saved to the desired location, open BI Publisher.




Step#11 Open the folder where you saved your file[...
Step#12: This will open the Report. Later I addes the Customer Name as Filter so
you can see the customer name as dropdown...
Step #13 Click the Export button to export this XML file so that this XMl could be
used as source to cerate Template.




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Step#14 : Next Load this XML file as Data Source. Select Data->Load XML Data.
We are using simple tabular format in our fi...
Step#16 Select Table from the list and follow the steps given in screen shots




Step#17: Select your desired columns fro...
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Step#18 Specify the Group by Option to group the Records based on certain
criteria[i.e Product Category]




Step#19 Selec...
Step#20 Select what label you want to display to the business. The two rectangle
says the Technical Name Vs Business Name
...
Step#22 To preview the output select Preview->RTF, this will prompt you to save
the Template before previewing it.The save...
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Step#24 We’ll Publish this Template so Business Users can see it in Dashboard.




Step#25 Click Edit Click Report->Data M...
Step#26 Now we’ll upload this template and Business Users will see the report in
this Template format.




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Step#27 Select Upload Template:->Browse Select the file we save named as
Demo_report.rtf and upload it.




              ...
Step#28 Once layout got selected its time to select the XML Data File. Select
Upload Sample Data->Browse and Upload and up...
Step#29 Name the Template “Demo Report”




Step#30 View the report to make sure the uploaded template iw working file.


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Step#31 Now we’ll place the BI Publisher report in Dashboard and give final view
to Business Users. Log In to Dashboard.

...
Step#34 Select Text Property to Write Heading in Bold <B>This is an Example of
BI Publisher Report</B>




               ...
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Step#35 Finally Drag and Drop the BI Publisher Report.




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Step#35 Now you can Save the Dashboard and view the result in Dashboard.




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  1. 1. Learn OBIEE Answer By Amit Sharma Provided By: BISP Reviewed By : Amit Sharma bispsolutions.wordpress.com learnhyperion.wordpress.com bisp.consulting@gmail.com BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 1
  2. 2. Hello All, Today we’ll develop our first BI Answer Request and convert it into BI Publisher. This guide will give you step by step to create Answer request, process request, conver it to BI Publisher and finally integrate it to Dashboard. Step #1 Loging it to BI Answer to create out first Answer Request. URL: http://<nameofserver>>analytics/saw.dll?/analytics/saw.dll? Answers&SubjectArea=%22Sample%20Sales%22 Step #2 Once you login to the Server, you can see the list of Subject Areas. Select the subject to start building the first Answer Request. In our case I have taken sample sales. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 2
  3. 3. Step#3 Select the dimension members and facts from Sample Sales Subject Area. You can find the selected Dimension members appear in Columns sections. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 3
  4. 4. Step#4 Once you select all dimensions and filters. The screen may look like this.In the given below screenshot I haven’t selected any filter so the Filters section is empty. However you could select one by Ctrl+Select to place the filter in screen. Click the view button to view how does your request output look like. Save the below Answer Reques. I have given as Report16_V1 name. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 4
  5. 5. Step# 5 . In the below screen I have selected[Ctrl+Select] Customer Name as Filter so it opens Create/Edit Filter Dialog box.Here we can specify the Customer name as default filter. Step#6 Answer Query processed output BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 5
  6. 6. Step#7 Your Answer Request is ready now. We are going to convert it to BI Publisher. Open MS Word and Click on Oracle BI Publisher Log On Screen. Same as given in below screen. Step#8 Once your user and password get authenticated, you can see the below screen. Select Oracle BI from Workspace Dropdown and select your BI Answer Request you created. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 6
  7. 7. Step#9 Double click the file, it will open the SaveAs dialogbox. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 7
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  9. 9. Step#10 Once file saved to the desired location, open BI Publisher. Step#11 Open the folder where you saved your file[Report16_v1]. Click view button to view the file. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 9
  10. 10. Step#12: This will open the Report. Later I addes the Customer Name as Filter so you can see the customer name as dropdown filter. You can notice one thing the Template Dropdown is empty now. We’ll upload the layout and publish it in later screen shots. Select the Data in next dropdown and click view to generate the XML file from Answer Request. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 10
  11. 11. Step #13 Click the Export button to export this XML file so that this XMl could be used as source to cerate Template. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 11
  12. 12. Step#14 : Next Load this XML file as Data Source. Select Data->Load XML Data. We are using simple tabular format in our first example to make it simple. Step#15 Now we’ll create the Template to Publish this report in a given Template format. Select Table Wizard as given in screen. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 12
  13. 13. Step#16 Select Table from the list and follow the steps given in screen shots Step#17: Select your desired columns from the list. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 13
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  15. 15. Step#18 Specify the Group by Option to group the Records based on certain criteria[i.e Product Category] Step#19 Select the sort criteria to order the records based on certain column. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 15
  16. 16. Step#20 Select what label you want to display to the business. The two rectangle says the Technical Name Vs Business Name Step#21 Once selected it may look like this. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 16
  17. 17. Step#22 To preview the output select Preview->RTF, this will prompt you to save the Template before previewing it.The save the Template and give Demo_Report.rtf file name. The file has to be in rtf format only. Step#23 The report output look like this in tabular format. In the advance tutorials we’ll see how to use custom more complicated template. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 17
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  19. 19. Step#24 We’ll Publish this Template so Business Users can see it in Dashboard. Step#25 Click Edit Click Report->Data Model->data, You can see the Default Data Source is Oracle BI EE as apposed to any RDBMS. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 19
  20. 20. Step#26 Now we’ll upload this template and Business Users will see the report in this Template format. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 20
  21. 21. Step#27 Select Upload Template:->Browse Select the file we save named as Demo_report.rtf and upload it. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 21
  22. 22. Step#28 Once layout got selected its time to select the XML Data File. Select Upload Sample Data->Browse and Upload and upload the XML file we svaed last time[in Step#13 ]. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 22
  23. 23. Step#29 Name the Template “Demo Report” Step#30 View the report to make sure the uploaded template iw working file. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 23
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  25. 25. Step#31 Now we’ll place the BI Publisher report in Dashboard and give final view to Business Users. Log In to Dashboard. Step#32 Select Dashboard Link. Step#33 Drag and Drop Text to Specify the Heading Text. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 25
  26. 26. Step#34 Select Text Property to Write Heading in Bold <B>This is an Example of BI Publisher Report</B> BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 26
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  28. 28. Step#35 Finally Drag and Drop the BI Publisher Report. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 28
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  30. 30. Step#35 Now you can Save the Dashboard and view the result in Dashboard. BISP | Learn OBIEE Answer 30

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