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Advanced Discoverer Techniques

Advanced Discoverer Techniques

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Advanced DiscovererTechniques
Contact: Ben LambPhone: (03) 9879 4060Email: ben.lamb@navigo.com.auDocument Date: 15 February 2008
 
 
Advanced Discoverer Techniques 
 
Table of Contents
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Creating new folders in Discoverer Administrator ................................................. 4
 1.1 Creating a new Business Area ................................................................................ 41.2 New folder on an existing database table ................................................................ 41.3 New Folder from a SQL Query ................................................................................ 6
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Linking Worksheets ................................................................................................. 8
 2.1 Create the worksheets to link .................................................................................. 82.2 Employee List ......................................................................................................... 82.2.1 Employee Details ............................................................................................. 92.3 Create the Link ....................................................................................................... 9
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Creating Custom Joins in Administrator .............................................................. 13
 3.1 Inner Joins ............................................................................................................ 133.2 Outer Joins ........................................................................................................... 143.2.1 Create Outer Joins in Administrator ............................................................... 14
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Using PL/SQL functions for complex logic .......................................................... 16
 4.1 Creating functions via Administrator ...................................................................... 164.1.1 Create the Function ....................................................................................... 164.1.2 Create Custom Folder from a SQL Query ...................................................... 174.2 Calling functions via Discoverer ............................................................................ 184.2.1 Create the Database Package ....................................................................... 184.2.2 Register the PL/SQL Function ....................................................................... 194.2.3 Create the calculation .................................................................................... 20
 
 
Advanced Discoverer Techniques 
 
Introduction
Discoverer users are often unaware of advanced features Discoverer is capable of. Onceyou’ve been using Discoverer for a while, you may want to extend beyond the basics to addmore complex logic, access additional information from your database or have more detailedreports.This whitepaper outlines some steps on how to configure Discoverer to perform morecomplicated tasks.Specifically, this paper will describe:
Creating new Folders and joins in Administrator
Registering PL/SQL functions in Administrator to be used as calculations in Discoverer
Including PL/SQL packages to perform complex logic from your Discoverer report
Creating smart workbooks to link worksheets

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