11 Use Data Actions

A Data Action link can pass context values as parameters to external URLs, filters to other workbooks or to visualizations embedded in external containers. You can use actions to connect to canvases, external URLs, Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher reports, and use in external containers.

When a link navigates to a workbook, the data context is displayed in the form of canvas scope filters in the filter bar. The links data context may include attributes associated with the selections or cell from which the link was initiated.