Launch the data model editor from the BI Publisher global header or from the Home page.
To launch the Data Model Editor from the global header:
Click New and then click Data Model to open the data model editor.
To launch the Data Model Editor from the Home page:
The Data Sets page is the default page displayed, as shown below.
The data model editor is designed with a component pane on the left and work pane on the right. Selecting a component on the left pane launches the appropriate fields for the component in the work area.
The data model editor toolbar, shown below, provides the following functions:
Manage Private Data Sources — Connect to private data sources for your personal use that do not require setup by an administrator.
View Data — Display the Data tab where you view and generate sample data.
Create Report — Create a new report with this data model.
Save / Save As — Select Save to save your work in progress to the existing data model object or select Save As to save the data model as a new object in the catalog.
Note:If you create a data model and then navigate out of the data model editor without saving it, a draft or temporary data model entry may display in the Recents section of the Home page. These entries cannot be manually deleted, but are automatically deleted after 24 hours.
Help — View online help.