Enabling the Smart View Extension for Firefox

During installation, Oracle Smart View for Office automatically installs an extension for Mozilla Firefox.

If you specify Firefox as your default browser, Smart View utilizes the extension for Firefox in these scenarios:

  • Performing drill-through in Smart View

  • Launching forms in Smart View from browser-based applications, such as Planning or Oracle Hyperion Financial Management.

The extension for Firefox is automatically enabled after installing Smart View. However, if the extension should become disabled, follow the procedure in this topic to enable it again.

To enable the Smart View extension for Firefox:

  1. In Firefox, in the upper right corner of the browser, click Open menu button in Firefox, and then select Add-ons from the drop-down menu:

    Add-ons icon
  2. In the left pane, select Extensions, and then scan or search the list to locate the Oracle Smart View Office entry.

    Oracle Smart View for Office entry in list of extensions. The Enable button is displayed, meaning that the extension is disabled.
  3. Click Enable, and restart Firefox.

    You can restart Firefox immediately using the Restart now link, or restart Firefox at your convenience.

    Oracle Smart View for Office entry in list of extensions now showing the Disable button. A message indicates that the extension will be enabled after restarting Firefox. A Restart now link can also be clicked to immediately initiate the restart.