XML Publisher

Duncan Davies Allinity

What is XML Publisher? “Publisher is the only Reporting Platform for Fusion Apps” .

How does it work? Technical Task XML Data Source Business Task Template Layout XML Publisher Engine Report Output .

XML Sample Data File 2.Step 1 Create an App Engine to supply: 1. XSD Schema File .

Step 1 Code – Populate Rowset .

Step 1 Code – Output Files .

Step 2 Create an RTF template in Word using the XML Sample data file. .

Step 3 Within PeopleSoft. Data Source Defn 2. Process Defn . Report Defn 3. create: 1.

Step 3 – Data Source Definition .

Step 3 – Report Definition .

then run it. .Step 4 Update your App Engine to output full data.

Step 4 Code – Code Changes .

Advanced Use • Bursting • Content Library • Translations .

What’s good? • Single Toolset • Business users don’t need a techie to layout a report • Highly Flexible • Easier upgrade to Fusion • Quick and easy .

What’s not good? • XML/XSL knowledge needed for complex reports • Excel output very basic • No update until 2008 (Tools 8.50) • Need to use Report Mgr .

• Sort data in Code . • RTFs not shown in Process Monitor. so set up Report Manager.What other tips can we give? • Make sure all rowset levels are filled in sample data. • Limit the size of the rowset for sample data.