Images with Relative Path not Exported to PDF

Just a quickie… We ran into an interesting situation today when exporting some dashboard contents to PDF. It seems the PDF conversion mechanism can’t reproduce images when they are referenced with a relative path. The fix was simple: refer to the images using the fmap syntax.

Action Link text is Exported to Excel

On a recent customer project I came across an interesting scenario when trying to export a report to Excel. The report in question contained Action Links (invoking a Browser Script) and when exported, the Action Link text and associated hyperlink appeared as an extra row beneath each data cell. After checking with Oracle Support it […]

OBIEE 11g – Export To The File System

Here’s a nice script I wrote to enable the exporting of content from OBIEE to the Windows file system. Useful if you don’t have enough licences for everyone to consume reports/dashboards within the OBIEE application or if you want to build an archive over time. The principle is quite simple, an Agent is set up […]