Tuesday Jan 28, 2014

Smart View 11.1.2.5.200 Documentation

Following on from the recent posting for "Patch Release: Smart View 11.1.2.5.200" - now available for download is the:

Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.200 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 11.1.2.5.200 documents are available in HTML, PDF, MOBI and EPUB formats and can be access via the Oracle Documentation Library here



Note:

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

Friday Jan 24, 2014

Patch Release: Smart View 11.1.2.5.200

The Smart View Patch Set Update 11.1.2.5.200 has been released.

Hyperion Smart View 11.1.2.5.200 Patch Set Update (Patch 18077081)
Doc ID 1616238.1

The patch download & related Readme documentation is available via:

My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates:
Patch 18077081

You can upgrade to Smart View release 11.1.2.5.200 from 11.1.2.x and 11.1.1.4.x.  When upgrading from release 11.1.1.3.x and earlier, Oracle recommends uninstalling Smart View before installing release 11.1.2.5.200.

Ensure to review the Readme documentation for important details including information on installation and listing of fixes this release covers.

Update (28-Jan-2014): The Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.200 Documentation is available from Oracle Documentation Library [ Link]. 



If you are coming from Release 11.1.2.0, 11.1.2.1, 11.1.2.2, 11.1.2.2.300, 11.1.2.2.310, or 11.1.2.3, use the Cumulative Feature Overview tool to review the list of new features added between those releases.  This tool enables you to identify your current products, your current release version, and your target implementation release version. With a single click, the tool quickly produces a customized set of high-level descriptions of the product features developed between your current and target releases.

This tool is available here:

EPM System Cumulative Feature Overview Tool
Doc ID 1092114.1

Monday Jan 13, 2014

HowTo Videos: Using Smart View to access data in OBIEE

A series of "How To" videos are available via the Oracle BI TechDemo YouTube Channel

The collections covers various topics detailing how to use Oracle Smart View to access data in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and display it in Microsoft (MS) Office (Excel, Power Point). The examples used were built using the Sample App v309.

Oracle BI TechDemo - OBIEE Samples

How To Videos: Smart View with OBIEE Link

Smart View with OBIEE - Managing Connections
- How to create and maintain connections between Oracle Smart View (MS Excel) and OBIEE.

Duration: 2:34 minutes

Smart View with OBIEE - Accessing Reports on the Web Catalog
- How to find and select reports on the OBIEE Web Catalog through Smart View.

Duration: 5:31 minutes

Smart View with OBIEE - Reporting through MS Power Point
- Selecting and delivering reports and graphics through MS Power Point using Smart View with OBIEE.

Duration: 2:45 minutes

Smart View with OBIEE - How to use View Designer
- How to use the View Designer to create reports and graphics in Smart View

Duration: 3:52 minutes

Smart View with OBIEE - Federating multiple data sources
- How to populate an Excel worksheet with data from multiple sources (in his example OBIEE and Oracle Essbase).

Duration: 3:54 minutes

Stay Tuned for New Upcoming Videos at:

Oracle BI TechDemo - OBIEE Samples
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Authors:

italia.nowodworska@oracle.com
paul.anderson@oracle.com





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