Wednesday Aug 19, 2015

Oracle Smart View Documentation

Documentation for Oracle Smart View for Office has been made available within the Oracle Help Center.

The documentation includes:

  • Smart View for Office Readme
  • Smart View for Office New Features
  • Smart View for Office Installation and Configuration
  • Smart View for Office User's Guide
  • Smart View for Office Developer's Guide
  • Smart View for Office Accessibility Guide

In addition to viewing the documentation online via a browser in HTML, the documents can be downloaded as PDF for offline viewing, Mobi for Kindle, and ePub for iBooks and mobile devices.

Oracle Smart View for Office Documentation Release

Prior to installing Smart View for Office  please ensure to review the details outlined in the Readme document, along with the topics covered in the "Smart View for Office Installation and Configuration" Guide.

The Readme file is also available from "My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates" screen when downloading Patch Set Update (PSU) ( Patch 21635725).


Business Analytics Cumulative Feature Overview Tool

- The Cumulative Feature Overview Tool provides concise descriptions of new and enhanced solutions and functionality that have become available between starting and target releases.

EPM Defects Fixed Finder

- The EPM Defects Fixed Finder offers you a simple way to review the defects fixed after your current release, starting with Release 11.1.1.

Enterprise Performance Management - Supported Platform Matrices

- The compatibility information with EPM product versions, and supported languages for EPM products, is available in the Oracle EPM System Certification Matrix.

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Documentation Portal

- Additional information is available from the EPM Documentation Portal.

Oracle Technology Network (OTN) offers information on their Oracle Smart View for Office website, which includes an Overview, Documentation links and Tutorials.

Friday Mar 13, 2015

Feedback request from the Oracle BI Doc Team

(in via Ian)

Fresh from the UK OUG SIG for Business Analytics in London, Andy Page, Director of BI Documentation, has asked Proactive Support to spread the news and we gladly comply:

The BI Documentation team is asking for your feedback on how to make the documentation even better.

Of course, we from Proactive Support wholeheartedly support this request and therefore endorse his call for survey participation.

OBIEE User Assistance - Moving Beyond Documentation:
What's new, what's coming and how you can help shape the future

If you haven't visited in a while, check out to see the changes that have been made.
More products, more releases, better search - all in one place like never before.

The doc team want to go even further, and they need your help.

How can we improve the product information we provide?

  • More detail? 
  • Less detail? 
  • Fewer concepts, more tasks?
  • Videos?
  • eBooks?
  • ePages?
  • QuickStart Guides?

Together, let's shape the future of BI EE User Assistance!

Click on this link ( ) to complete the brief BI Documentation Survey. 

And if you'd be willing to help even more, include your contact info so the team can follow up directly.

So now its on you to participate and let the doc team know what you need.

(info: Ian; text and layout: Torben; authorized: Lia)

Tuesday Jan 28, 2014

Smart View Documentation

Following on from the recent posting for "Patch Release: Smart View" - now available for download is the:

Oracle Smart View Documentation

The documents include:

  • Smart View for Office Readme
  • Smart View for Office New Features
  • Smart View for Office User's Guide
  • Smart View for Office Developer's Guide
  • Smart View for Office Accessibility Guide

These Oracle Smart View documents are available in HTML, PDF, MOBI and EPUB formats and can be access via the Oracle Documentation Library here


  • MOBI files are supported on Amazon Kindle devices
  • EPUB files are supported on mobile devices.

Tuesday Apr 30, 2013

EPM - Documentation is online

(in via Mel)

Additional to the EPM Software, the Documentation has also been updated.

You can find it under:


This blog talks about the latest news and upcoming events regarding Oracle EPM abd BI.
Tanya Heise


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