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R12:HowtoaddMicrosoftExcelasTypetotheCreateTemplateListof
ValuesinBIPublisher(DocID1343225.1)

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APPLIESTO:

BIPublisher(formerlyXMLPublisher)Version11.5to12.1[Release11.5to12.1]
BIPublisher(formerlyXMLPublisher)Version5.6.3to5.6.3[Release5]
Informationinthisdocumentappliestoanyplatform.

GOAL

ThisdocumenthasbeenconsolidatedintoNote1546377.1.PleasereferenceNote1546377.1forthelatest
updates.

HowtoaddMicrosoftExcel(XLS)aslayouttemplatetypeinOracleXMLPublisherandenableExcelfunctionalityfor
XMLPublisherinEBusinessSuite(EBS)?

SOLUTION

Pleasenote:

ApplyingthesepatchesdoNOTendorseExceltemplatesinEBSBIPublisher.
ThepatchesherearespecificallyforanFSGtemplateissueeventhoughtheseareXDOpatches.

Atthistime,BIPublisherEnterprisestandaloneistheonlyversionsupportingtrueexceltemplates.

For12.0.x

ExcelTemplatesareonlypartiallysupportedontheOracleEBusinessSuiteRelease12.0.x.Therearenocurrentplans
tobackportthisfeaturetotheOracleEBusinessSuiteRelease11i,norwillitbefullysupportedin12.1.x.

OracleEBusinessSuiteRelease12.0:

Patch7237006R12.ATG_PF.A.DELTA.6

ThispatchincludessomebasicfunctionalityforExceltemplates.Youcanrunaverybasicspreadsheet.
ForthefullfunctionalityassociatedwithExcellayoutsyouhavetolicenseandinstallBIPublisherEnterprise
10.1.3.4.2,11.1.1.5orlaterversion.
WearenotloggingnewdefectsforenhancementstothisfunctionalityinEBSatthistime.

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RefertotheOracleFusionMiddlewareReportDesigner'sGuideforOracleBusinessIntelligencePublisher,chapter
CreatingExcelTemplates.

For12.1.3

PleaseapplyPatch:124154141OFF:11873050:12.1.3:12.1.3:FRM41830,FRM40212SubmittingProgramPublisher
FSG.

Thispatchupdatesthelooktype("XDO_XLS_TEMPL_OUTPUTS")andlookupcode(Excel)tosupporttheExcel
templatesforBIPublisherR12.1release.

Thispatchwilladdthe"Excel"TemplatetypetotheLOV.

Afterpatch12415414isaplieddothefollowingtoenableEXCELoutputoptionforBIpublishertemplates:

1.Enableoption'XLS'inXDO_TEMPLATE_TYPElookupcode:

(Responsibility)ApplicationDeveloper>Application>Lookups>ApplicationObjectLibrary>QueryoutType
'XDO_TEMPLATE_TYPE'

Check'Enable'checkboxofrecord'XLS',andenter'XDO_XLS_TEMPL_OUTPUTS'in'Tag'fieldofthisrecord,Save.

2.Enableoption'EXCEL'inXDO_XLS_TEMPL_OUTPUTSlookupcode:

(Responsibility)ApplicationDeveloper>Application>Lookups>ApplicationObjectLibrary>QueryoutType
'XDO_XLS_TEMPL_OUTPUTS'

Makesureoption'EXCEL'isenabled.

3.Gotoresponsibility'XMLPulisherAdministrator'>Templates>CreateTemplate,makesurethereisanoption
'MicrosoftExcel'in'Type'listofvalue.

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REFERENCES

NOTE:1138602.1OverviewofAvailablePatchesforOracleXMLPublisherembeddedintheOracleEBusinessSuite
PATCH:12415414

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