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MetadataService Service

Use this service to retrieve descriptions of Oracle BI Web Services schema objects, such as columns, tables, and subject areas. Table 39 shows the supported methods.

Table 39. MetadataService Methods
Method Names

describeColumn() Method

Retrieves column information for a specified column in a specified subject area and table.

describeSubjectArea() Method

Retrieves subject area information for a specified subject area.

describeTable() Method

Retrieves table information for a specified table in a specified subject area.

getSubjectAreas() Method

Retrieves the list of subject areas available.

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