This chapter describes issues associated with Oracle Reports. It includes the following topics:
This section describes general issue and workarounds. It includes the following topic:
PDF reports with Graphs may fail to open in Adobe Acrobat Reader in Oracle Reports 184.108.40.206.0 if you specify PNG, JPG, or JPEG as the image output format either by using the
outputimageformat command-line parameter or by using the
REPORTS_OUTPUTIMAGEFORMAT environment variable.
By default, GIF is used as the output image format even if it is not explicitly specified. Therefore, use GIF as the output image format for PDF reports with graphs.
In Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 1 (220.127.116.11.0) installations, roles and users are not added to the Reports application, by default. To run a report using JPS security, you must add roles and users to the Reports application.
For more information, see:
"Managing Application Roles" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Security Guide
"Managing Users and Security Policies" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Publishing Reports to the Web with Oracle Reports Services manual
After upgrading Oracle Reports from 11g Release 1 (18.104.22.168.0) to 11g Release 2 (22.214.171.124.0), when you run the Reports Servlet
getserverinfo command, the Reports Server version number is incorrectly shown as 126.96.36.199.0 instead of 188.8.131.52.0.
This section lists errors in the Oracle Reports documentation published on OTN. It includes the following topics:
In Section 42.5 "Deploy the JSP Parameter Form and the Target Report" of the Oracle® Fusion Middleware Oracle Reports User's Guide to Building Reports, the JSP deployment path is incorrectly mentioned as
The correct path is
dir_name is a randomly generated directory name for each deployment instance.
For a matrix report, if the horizontal panels per page is set to a value higher than 1, running the report in the
ENHANCEDSPREADSHEET output format would result in the following error:
REP-1223: THE PAGE SIZE IS INVALID
You can set the horizontal panels per page to a value higher than 1 for a matrix report for all
Note the following corrections to the content in Section 42.5 "Deploy the JSP Parameter Form and the Target Report" of the Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Reports User's Guide to Building Reports.
The first paragraph of the section contains the following sentence:
"For testing purposes, however, you can use the Oracle WebLogic Server instance shipped with the Oracle Developer Suite."
Ignore this sentence. The Oracle Developer Suite does not exist in 11g.
Steps 1 and 2 refer to the following as the deployment directory:
This path is incorrect. The following is the correct path: