Wolfgang Moritz

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That Report Isn’t Dense Enough

Recently I have written several SQL reports where there were just not enough rows. No, I wasn’t getting paid by the word, but the reports were misleading. Data is stored as a result of something happening, not when something doesn’t happen. Sometimes those missing rows are very interesting…


BI Publisher Graph Values

I was writing a sales report to be published through BI Publisher (a.k.a. XML Publisher on our E-Business Suite), and in addition to a simple table of the sales numbers, I added in one of those nifty bar graphs. Oracle’s BI Publisher Desktop plugin for Word makes writing nice looking reports very…