Typical Workflow to Model Data for Pixel-Perfect Reports

A data model used for pixel-perfect reports can be simple with one data set retrieved from a single data source (for example, the data returned from the columns in the employees table) or can be complex with parameters, triggers, and bursting definitions and using multiple data sets.

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Launch the data model editor.

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Launch the Data Model Editor

Set properties for the data model. (Optional)

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Data Model Properties

Create the data sets for the data model.

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Create Data Sets

Define the data output structure. (Optional)

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Structure Data

Define the parameters to pass to the query, and define lists of values for users to select parameter values. (Optional)

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Add Parameters and Lists of Values

Define Event Triggers. (Optional)

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About Triggers

(Oracle Applications Only) Define Flexfields. (Optional)

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Add Flexfields

Test your data model and add sample data.

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Test Data Models and Generate Sample Data

Add a bursting definition. (Optional)

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Add Bursting Definitions

Map Custom Metadata for documents to be delivered to Web Content Servers (Optional)

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Add Custom Metadata for Oracle WebCenter Content Server