39.2 New Features and Benefits

Oracle Reports provides a convenient way for you to add a wide variety of graphs to both paper-based and JSP-based Web Reports.

Oracle Reports 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) supports the following features:

  • Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) image support

  • Plotting Irregular time periods. For more information, see Plotting Irregular Time Periods.

  • New Chart Style in Graph Wizard. For more information, see New Chart Styles.

  • Number formatting support in Graph Wizard

With the new graph types and features, Reports Builder provides the following benefits:

  • More graph types for the varied usage

  • Better graph image output without loosing resolution

  • Plot time data without restrictions

  • Format the numbers in the graph independent of the data model

Plotting Irregular Time Periods

Oracle Reports 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) provides support for plotting irregular time periods on time axis. For more information see Figure 39-1, "Plotting Irregular Time Period".

Figure 39-1 Plotting Irregular Time Period

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Description of "Figure 39-1 Plotting Irregular Time Period"

New Chart Styles

Oracle Reports 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) supports the following new chart styles:

  • Autumn

  • Black and White

  • Earth

  • Executive

  • Financial

  • Projection

  • Regatta

For more information, see Figure 39-2, "New Chart Styles".

Figure 39-2 New Chart Styles

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Description of "Figure 39-2 New Chart Styles"