18 Building a Report with Graphics, Text, and Color

In this chapter, you will learn about reports that include graphics, text, and color. By following the steps in this chapter, you can generate the report output shown in Figure 18-1.

Figure 18-1 Graphics, text, and color report output

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Description of "Figure 18-1 Graphics, text, and color report output"


Data Relationships

This is a one-query group left report.


This report uses a Group Above layout, which you will modify in the Paper Layout view to make room for the title and company logo. Then, you will import the logo, create the report title, and the rest of the graphics shown in the image above.

Example Scenario

As you build this example report, you will:

To see a sample report with graphics and highlighted text, open the examples folder named graphics, then open the Oracle Reports example named graphics.rdf. For details on how to open it, see "Accessing the Example Reports" in the Preface.