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11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

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20 Creating Advanced Distributions

When you wish to define an advanced distribution for your report, you can design the distribution by developing a distribution XML filer. In this file, you can specify the destination and format of output for each section of a report. In one distribution XML file, you can specify many different destinations, including custom (pluggable) destinations that you design (see Section 20.4.9, "destype").

Note:

An example distribution XML file (distribution.xml) is shipped with Oracle Reports in the $ORACLE_HOME/reports/samples/demo directory. You can reuse this file for your own purposes so that you do not have to create one from scratch.

This chapter provides information on creating a distribution XML file and some example use cases. It includes the following main sections: