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Publishing Financial Reports Using R12 Oracle Report Manager

OracleReportManager

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Agenda
Report Manager Set Up Report Template Editor Security Financial Report Submission Repository Management Account Drill Down Report Set Publishing

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Report Manager Overview


Report Manager is your centralized FSG reporting tool for submission, publishing, presentation and storage of financial system generated reports Replaces and enhances the former Desktop ADI Request Center and ADI Report Publishing Utilizes all FSG report definition (row sets, column sets, content, etc) Online centralized reporting system and repository

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Report Manager Configuration


Responsibility and Menus
Responsibility
Predefined Report Manager responsibility Must define and assign additional menus

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ReportManagerConfiguration
Responsibility and Menus
Menus
Set Up the following Functions to the menu Note: For each of the highlighted functions, please ensure you choose the Function Name value without "_G

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ReportManagerConfiguration
Responsibility and Menus
Menus Functions to add
FSG Drilldown Launch Page FSG Drilldown: Select Content Set Rows FSG Drilldown: Effective Range Selection Page FSG Drilldown: Balance Inquiry Page Account Analysis and Drilldown

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ReportManagerConfiguration
Excel Settings
XP or 2003
Open Excel 2. Go to Tools -> Macro -> Security -> Trusted Sources 3. Check the "Trust access to Visual Basic Project" option

Excel 2007
Open Excel Select the Office Button Click on Excel Options

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ReportManagerConfiguration
Excel Settings
Excel 2007 Continued
Click on Trust Center Click on Trust Center Settings Enable all macros and check Trust access to VBA project object model

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ReportManagerConfiguration
Internet Explorer and Browser Settings
Navigate to Tools -> Internet Options and choose the Security tab.
1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. Select Local Intranet and choose the Custom Level button. Set the following option to Prompt. Initialize and script Active X controls not marked as safe Select the "Trusted sites Select the "Trusted sites" Select the "Sites" button. Under Security choose "Custom Level" and ensure that the Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins and Script ActiveX controls marked for scripting are enabled

Navigate to Tools -> Internet Options and choose the Security tab

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Report Template Editor


What is it? Create custom templates in Excel for FSG report publishing Comes seeded with two generic templates Generic FSG Template and Generic FSG Drill Template Allows the user to specify the report layout and basic Excel features to enhance the report presentation Capabilities to enable report drill down

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Report Template Editor


Navigate: Financial Report Template Editor

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Default Excel Report Template

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Report Formatting Functions

Insertlogoandchangecolors

Changepagemargins andorientation Modifycolumnandrowtext, size,formatting

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Sample Template

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Excel Reporting Editing Functions


Edit template functions within Excel
Cell Formatting

Page Layout

Page Break Preview

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Report Template Upload


UseOraclemenu touploadmodified template

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Report Template Upload

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Security
Four Types of Security:
N one
Users have no restrictions on what report content they can view

Flexfield Security
Standard flexfield security

User to Value Security


Assign segment values to users - Distribute departmental reports

Custom

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Security
User to Value Security
Utilize this functionality when running FSG reports with content sets Allows you to control what the content set value you want the user to view Example - You want to distribute your Income Statement by department to each department owner

Using the Security Workbench create a value set

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Security
Assign users to value or values to user

Owner,Viewer assignprivileges

Allcanonlyviewreportswithin theirassignedvalues
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Publishing a FSG Report


Navigate: Financial Report Submission

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Publishing Parameters

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Storage Location

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Presentation and Review

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View Requests (HTML)


Three Concurrent jobs
Financial Statement Generator Spawns Publish and Presentation Program FO Generator

View Output

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Published Report

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Sample Report

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Repository Management
Repository for all published FSG reports Create folders to store reports Allows users to view reports and Archive reports Update Publishing parameters

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View Reports
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Content Set and User Value Security controlled

Report Output options Excel, PDF and HTML

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Account Drill Down


Ability to drill back to Oracle from a published report Utilized the new R12 Account Analysis HTML look and fell Export account inquiry data to Excel Example Drill Down

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Account Drill Down


An Oracle Application browser window will open

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Account Drill Down


Clicking on the credit column to drill back to the detail balances

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View Transaction will drill back to the Applications

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Running and Publishing Report Sets


Define a Report Set or a Request Set in Oracle EBusiness Suite Running a Report Set and Publishing the Reports is a two step process Submit the report set Publish the reports to the report repository You must define the reporting publishing options for each report, the first time you publish a report

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Running and Publishing Report Sets


Once the request complete, Navigate to Report Set Publish menu option

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Running and Publishing Report Sets


Retrieve the Report Set Name Click on the Update Publishing Parameters to enter the publishing parameters

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Running and Publishing Report Sets


Once you have set up all the publishing parameter, select all the reports to publish and the click on the publish button

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