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  • January 6, 2016

Patch Set Update: Oracle Smart View

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Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Smart View for Office

This PSU is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Smart View for Office PSU
Patch 22338240


Installation topics are covered in the "Oracle Smart View Installation and Configuration Guide", along with those outlined in the PSU specific Readme file.

Some items to note as outlined in the Readme file include:

- Smart View is supported on:

- MS Windows 10

- MS Office 2016
-On each Smart View client machine, the following locale settings should match:

- Smart View language option

- MS Office language

MS Windows Regional Settings

MS Windows operating system
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher is required for Smart View
- When upgrading from release and earlier, or from a Smart View Patch Set Exception (PSE) release, Oracle recommends uninstalling Smart View before installing release
- Oracle Journals for Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) extension works with Smart View and later, and with HFM and later


The Oracle Smart View for Office documentation is available from Oracle Help Center:

Oracle Help Center | Applications | Business Analytics |

Oracle Smart View for Office Documentation Release

Documentation includes:

  • Smart View for Office Readme [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office New Features [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office Installation and Configuration [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office User's Guide [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office Developer's Guide [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office Accessibility Guide [HTML | PDF]

The Oracle Help Center also provides documentation in Mobi (Kindle) and ePub (iBooks and mobile devices) formats, in addition to HTML and PDF.


Compatibility information with Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) product versions, and supported languages for EPM products, is available in the Oracle EPM System Certification Matrix.

Although Smart View does not have a browser version dependency, it is possible that the products that Smart View works with do. Ensure to check the EPM System Certification Matrix and specific product readmes for any additional browser support requirements.

This matrix is available from Oracle Technology Network (OTN):

Enterprise Performance Management - Supported Platforms

To access additional information including the Cumulative Feature Overview Tool and EPM Defects Fixed Finder, visit:

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management
Documentation Portal


Ensure to review the Readme file prior proceeding with this PSU implementation for important information that includes additional support information, defects fixed listing, prerequisites, installation details and "Tips and Troubleshooting" for this PSU.

It is important to verify that the requirements and support paths for this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates download screen and from Oracle Help Center.

Why not share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Smart View Patch 22338240, click the "Start a Discussion" or "Reply to Discussion", and submit your review.

The patch install reviews and other patch related information is available within My Oracle Support Communities. Visit the Oracle Hyperion EPM sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

More information on Oracle Smart View for Office is available on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) | Oracle Smart View for Office website, which includes an Overview, Documentation links and Tutorials.

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