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Using Column Formatting Functions in Oracle BI Answers
When you build a request, you can edit properties for a column to control the appearance and layout of a column and its contents. You can also specify formatting to apply only if the contents of the column meet certain conditions. By default, your selections for a column apply only to the current request.
If your user ID has the appropriate permissions, you can save your selections as the system-wide default settings to use every time that data from the column, or columns of this particular data type, appear in results.
This section explains how to use the column formatting functions. It contains the following topics: