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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Oracle Reports User's Guide to Building Reports
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

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35 Building a Paper Report with a Simple Table of Contents and Index

In this chapter, you will learn about reports that include a simple table of contents and index.


Generating a table of contents or index is not supported for matrix reports.

By following the steps in this chapter, you can generate the report output shown in Figure 35-1 and Figure 35-2.

Figure 35-1 Simple table of contents for a large report

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Description of "Figure 35-1 Simple table of contents for a large report"

Figure 35-2 Simple index for a large report

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Description of "Figure 35-2 Simple index for a large report"


For information on creating a multilevel table of contents, refer to Chapter 36, "Building a Paper Report with a Multilevel Table of Contents".

Example Scenario

In this example, you will generate a list of all the e-mail addresses for your customer database, which contains thousands of records. First, you want to categorize the customers (in this case, by country), then generate a table of contents so you can easily find the e-mail address for the desired customer. Then, you will learn how to create an index for your report.

As you build this example report, you will:

To see a sample table of contents and index report, open the examples folder named tocindex, then open the Oracle Reports example named toc_index.rdf. For details on how to open it, see "Accessing the Example Reports" in the Preface.